Disbursing officer

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Disbursing officer an officer in any department of the public service who is charged with the duty of paying out public money.
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Usage

In literature:

It concerned a book-keeper in the office of the auditor of disbursements.
"The Octopus" by Frank Norris
Money became necessary; I had disbursed all I possessed, a hundred florins excepted, among the officers.
"The Life and Adventures of Baron Trenck Vol. 2 (of 2)" by Baron Trenck
In the modes of business and official restraints on disbursing officers no legal change was produced by the suspension of specie payments.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents" by James D. Richardson
Garland, U.S.A., having succeeded Major Whiting as the general disbursing officer on this frontier, arrived early in the month.
"Personal Memoirs Of A Residence Of Thirty Years With The Indian Tribes On The American Frontiers" by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
An officer of the Army will be detailed by the Secretary of War as disbursing officer of the board.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Ulysses S. Grant" by James D. Richardson
Those were days when, as now, disbursing officers were forbidden to gamble, but when, not as now, the law was a dead letter.
"Warrior Gap" by Charles King
He was fifty-six years in the Coast and Geodetic Survey, retiring as its disbursing officer.
"A Portrait of Old George Town" by Grace Dunlop Ecker
The disbursing officer, S. Hein, receives $2,500.
"Americanism Contrasted with Foreignism, Romanism, and Bogus Democracy in the Light of Reason, History, and Scripture;" by William Gannaway Brownlow
Unfortunately no office of finance was then created to enable him to control the disbursements.
"Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution" by L. Carroll Judson
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In news:

The trust fund , under the legislation, would become a special fund in the Office of the State Treasurer, with assets to be disbursed only to Swain County.
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