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Encyclopedia > United States Secretary of Commerce and Labor

The United States Secretary of Commerce and Labor was the head of the short-lived United States Department of Commerce and Labor, which was concerned with business, industry, and labor. The secretary was a member of the President's Cabinet. In 1913 there was a division of the Secretary of Commerce and Labor's position into separate secretaries of Commerce and Labor.

Name Term of Office President(s) served under
George B. Cortelyou February 18, 1903June 30, 1904 Theodore Roosevelt
Victor H. Metcalf July 1, 1904December 16, 1906 Theodore Roosevelt
Oscar S. Straus December 17, 1906March 5, 1909 Theodore Roosevelt
Charles Nagel March 6, 1909March 4, 1913 William Howard Taft

The list of Secretaries continues at United States Secretary of Commerce and United States Secretary of Labor.


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United States Department of Commerce - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (196 words)
It was subsequently renamed to the Department of Commerce on March 4, 1913, and its bureaus and agencies specializing in labor were transferred to the new Department of Labor.
It is administered by the United States Secretary of Commerce.
From 1903 to 1913, it was administered by the United States Secretary of Commerce and Labor.
United States Department of Commerce: Information from Answers.com (2002 words)
In Feb., 1903, the Congress established a Department of Commerce and Labor empowered to investigate and report upon the operations of corporations engaged in interstate commerce (with the exception of common carriers).
In 1913 the Department of Labor was established as a separate executive department, while the functions of the Department of Commerce were expanded; the chief officer of each department, the secretary, received cabinet rank.
The secretary of commerce sits on the president's cabinet along with the secretaries of the thirteen other executive agencies of the federal government and other selected executive officials.
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