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  1. George Bruce, 1862–1940, U.S. cabinet officer and public utility director.

Words Nearby Cortelyou Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Cortelyou in a sentence

  • Part of this was done by act of Congress, but the greater part came from the arbitrary and illegal Cortelyou order.

  • There is probably here some confusion between the original grant to van Werckhoven and subsequent regrants to Cortelyou.

  • Jacques Cortelyou and his associates had a large grant of land at Aquackanonck (Passaic).

  • He then called Mr. Cortelyou, Secretary, into the office and asked him if he knew Crum.

    Booker T. Washington | Emmett J. Scott and Lyman Beecher Stowe
  • Did he not know at the time that his man Cortelyou was holding up the trusts for all they would "cough up" for his election?

    Labor and Freedom | Eugene V. Debs