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Encyclopedia > Register of the Treasury

The Register of the Treasury was an office of the United States Treasury Department. In 1919, the Register became the Public Debt Service which, in 1940, became the Bureau of the Public Debt. The United States Department of the Treasury is a Cabinet department, a treasury, of the United States government established by an Act of U.S. Congress in 1789 to manage the revenue of the United States government. ... 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1940 calendar). ... The Bureau of Public Debt is an agency of the Treasury Department, located in Parkersburg, West Virginia, that borrows money needed to operate the Federal Government and accounts for the resulting debt. ...

The signature of the Register of the Treasury was found on almost all United States currency until 1923, along with that of the Treasurer of the United States. Four of the five African Americans whose signatures have appeared on U.S. currency were Registers of the Treasury. The United States dollar is the official currency of the United States. ... 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Treasurer of the United States is the only position within the United States Department of the Treasury older than the Department itself. ... An African American (also Afro-American, Black American, or simply black), is a member of an ethnic group in the United States whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Africa. ...

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