display | more...

Paymaster-General, in the United States, a title given to (1) the chief paying officer of the War Department, who ranks as a Brigadier-General; (2) a similar officer in the Navy Department, who ranks as a rear-admiral, and (3) a corresponding staff officer in the militia of a State.


Entry from Everybody's Cyclopedia, 1912.

Log in or register to write something here or to contact authors.