United States Department of Commerce and Labor facts for kids
It was created on February 14, 1903. It was subsequently renamed the Department of Commerce on March 4, 1913, and its bureaus and agencies specializing in labor were transferred to the new Department of Labor.
The department was administered by the United States Secretary of Commerce and Labor.
List of Secretaries of Commerce and Labor
Parties: Republican (4)
|No.||Portrait||Name||State of residence||Took office||Left office||President(s)|
|1||George B. Cortelyou||New York||February 18, 1903||June 30, 1904||Theodore Roosevelt|
|2||Victor H. Metcalf||California||July 1, 1904||December 16, 1906|
|3||Oscar S. Straus||New York||December 17, 1906||March 5, 1909|
|4||Charles Nagel||Missouri||March 6, 1909||March 4, 1913||William Howard Taft|
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