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Origin of comptroller
OTHER WORDS FROM comptrollercomp·trol·ler·ship, noun
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Wendy Greuel, a former Los Angeles comptroller, came in third.New Ager Marianne Williamson Was a $2 Million Congressional Flop|David Freedlander|August 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
(laughter) 38:22 FRIEDMAN: I mean… Comptroller of the state of Illinois, or something?
Former New York governor Eliot Spitzer has declared that he will run for the post of New York City comptroller.Eliot Spitzer for New York City Comptroller? Not a Bad Idea.|Daniel Gross|July 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Dov Zakheim 2003: Undersecretary of Defense as comptroller for the Pentagon.Few Regrets as Neoconservative Advocates for Iraq Invasion Look Back|Eli Lake|March 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Here, Texas Comptroller Susan Combs is urging taxpayers to demand more—more answers, that is.If Washington Wants to Balance Its Books, Congress Could Learn Something From Texas|Mark McKinnon|January 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The comptroller directs the work of the six auditors, and superintends the recovery of debts due the United States.Elements of Civil Government|Alexander L. Peterman
In the case of one bank, the Comptroller proved that not a single solitary loan had been made under fifteen per cent.
Much of the steady frictionless movement of the whole department depends on the administrative talent of the Comptroller.Policing the Plains|R.G. MacBeth
I wot of no such fellow,” returned Sir Thomas, “you had best go to the comptroller, who keeps all the names.The Armourer's Prentices|Charlotte M. Yonge
For more precise details on this subject I refer to a report from the first Comptroller of the Treasury.State of the Union Addresses of James Monroe|James Monroe