- a person in charge of treasure or a treasury.
- an officer of a government, corporation, association, or the like, in charge of the receipt, care, and disbursement of money.
Origin of treasurer
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Examples from the Web for treasurer
During his budge speech, Treasurer Joe Hockey proclaimed: “The age of entitlement is over.”Australia Wants to Open the Great Barrier Reef to Dumping
June 2, 2014
However, the FEC form used by the super PAC simply asked if they were any guarantors according to its treasurer, Brian Perry.Bank Didn't Give Unsecured Loan To Super PAC
May 13, 2014
“I think for sure he will,” said Kit Jennings, treasurer of the Spartanburg Rotary Club, which Perry addressed Tuesday.Rick Perry Can’t Quit Campaigning
December 4, 2013
I would flat out advise any client not to touch being a treasurer with a ten foot pole had Edwards been convicted.
What is the treasurer to do -- ask the candidate if he's done anything naughty every reporting period?
She tries to deceive Caesar as to her wealth, and is shamed by her treasurer Seleucus.The Man Shakespeare
In 1860, he resigned his position as treasurer, and is now a director in that company.
Of this company Mr. Ely is treasurer and one of its directors.
You suppose I must have a treasurer, and receive no money without his order.The Memoirs of Count Grammont, Complete
It had nine members, and The Boy was secretary and treasurer.A Boy I Knew and Four Dogs
- a person appointed to look after the funds of a society, company, city, or other governing body
- (in the Commonwealth of Australia and each of the Australian states) the minister of finance
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Word Origin and History for treasurer
late 13c., from Old French tresorier, from tresor (see treasure (n.)).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper