Paterson—the father of recent Governor David Paterson—was a high-octane lawyer who held a number of appointive positions.
In New England rich shipowners rose at once to powerful elective and appointive officers.
This means that his office was appointive, and that he was a tithe-squeezer or tax-farmer.
I should prefer that the delegate was made elective, but if this is not deemed wise, then make him appointive.
By the provisions of the law even the jury lists could be controlled by appointive officers.
They are also found as clerks, copyists and stenographers in the various elective and appointive State, city and county offices.
appointive positions, also, which women might legally hold are practically withheld from them because of their lack of the ballot.
Never was appointive officer so oblivious of facts in his reports to his superior, as was Carrington.
Office Holding: Women are not eligible to any office, elective or appointive, except that they may serve as notaries public.
Office Holding: Women are eligible to all elective or appointive School offices except where it is forbidden by special charters.