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United States Secretary of Commerce and Labor

The United States Secretary of Commerce and Labor was the head of the department concerned with business, industry, and labor. He 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.

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

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

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