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The position of Comptroller of the Currency is authorized

Hugh McCulloch, Brady image, detail
02/25/1863
The federal post of Comptroller of the Currency was created.  The following May, Hugh McCulloch began service as the first holder of the position. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Joseph Nathan Kane, ed., Famous First Facts (New York: H.W. Wilson Company, 1981), 190.

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