(redirected from treasurers)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Financial.

TREASURER. An officer entrusted with the treasures or money either of a private individual, a corporation, a company, or a state.
     2. It is his duty to use ordinary diligence in the performance of his office, and to account with those whose money he has.

TREASURER. OF THE MINT. An officer created by the act of January 18, 1837, whose duties are prescribed as follows: The treasurer shall receive and safely keep all moneys which shall be for the use and support of the mint; shall keep all the current accounts of the mint, and pay all moneys due by the mint, on warrants from the director. He shall receive all bullion brought to the mint for coinage; shall be the keeper of all bullion and coin in the mint, except while the same is legally placed in the hands of other officers, and shall, on warrants from the director, deliver all coins struck at the mint to the persons to whom they shall be legally payable. And he shall keep regular and faithful accounts of all the transactions of the mint, in bullion and coins, both with the officers of the mint and the depositors; and shall present, quarter-yearly, to the treasury department of the United States, according to such forms as shall be prescribed by that department, an account of the receipts and disbursements of the mint, for the purpose of being adjusted and settled.
     2. This officer is required to give bond to the United States with one or more sureties to the satisfaction of the secretary of the treasury, in the sum of ten thousand dollars. His salary is two thousand dollars.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
References in classic literature ?
"In the second place," continued the Treasurer, "we have found out that he is not visited at Barkingham.
The Treasurer put his arm confidentially through mine, and walked me on a few steps.
'In at least 50 Barangays, there are no appointed SK treasurer. Other barangay treasurers may refuse to assume responsibility, causing delay in the implementation of funds that delays the implementation of its programs and projects,' said Marohomsalic.
Provincial and city treasurers who represented their governors and mayors from Region I were Enrique Castro, Local Treasury Operations Officer (Ilocos Norte), P500,000; Veronica Garcis, City Treasurer (Batac, Ilocos Norte), P 250,000; Maribeth Chan, Provincial Treasurer (Ilocos Sur), P 500,000; Algen Gomez, Treasurer (Naguilian, La Union), P 250,000; Lovela Gamueda, OIC Municipal Treasurer (Santol, La Union), P 250,000; Marilou Utanes, Provincial Treasurer (Pangasinan), P500,000, and Jivita Olegrio, Municipal Treasurer (Rosales, Pangasinan) P 250,000.
"My 19 years of working in the Shelby County Treasurer's Office under two past Shelby County Treasurers makes me the best candidate.
As per the 700 corporate treasurers and multinational organisations CFOs surveyed, these factors are harder to track and master amid the growing polarisation in the treasurer's role and their renewed expectations.
Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) Acting Group Treasurer Adam Boukadida has been honoured with the highest individual accolade by the Association of Corporate Treasurers Middle East.
It was decided that a committee of treasurers will meet the chairman Higher Education Commission to take up the matter of non-issuing of tax exemption certificates to public sector Universities with chairman CBR.
The matter of tax exemption came under discussion at the second conference of the Universities treasurers held here today at COMSAT.
The majority of voters there were not moved by a letter from the state Department of Revenue to Upton about the DOR's longstanding position favoring appointed over elected status for municipal treasurers and collectors.
TO IMPROVE local treasurers' compliance with expenditure and income reporting, the Department of Finance (DOF) will conduct a nationwide performance appraisal starting June, under which those found with "unacceptable" levels of performance would be sanctioned.
The treasury department is now recognised as a full "strategic partner." A recent survey of almost 150 senior finance executives conducted by Oliver Wyman and the USA-based Association for Financial Professionals shows that treasurers are being asked to play a more strategic role in corporate activities such as capital allocation.