Secretaries of Commerce and Labor

Congress established the Department of Commerce and Labor in 1903 at the behest of President Theodore Roosevelt. The department comprised eight bureaus that dealt with labor, corporations, statistics and standards, the census, navigation, fisheries and immigration. In 1913 Congress created a separate Department of Labor and a new Department of Commerce.

Term of Service
Secretary Home State Administration
1903 - 1904
George B. Cortelyou New York T. Roosevelt
1904 - 1906
Victor H. Metcalf California T. Roosevelt
1906 - 1909
Oscar S. Straus New York T. Roosevelt
1909 - 1913
Charles Nagel Missouri Taft

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U.S. Department of Labor -- History -- Hall of the Secretaries of Labor: Portraits and Biographies
... of Labor: Portraits and Biographies The official portraits of the Secretaries of Labor, along with brief biographies, are on permanent display in the Great Hall of the Frances Perkins U.S. Department of Labor Building. To view a portrait ...
http://www.dol.gov/oasam/programs/history/seclabs.htm

U.S. Department of Labor -- History -- Hall of the Secretaries of Labor: Portraits and Biographies
... of Labor: Portraits and Biographies The official portraits of the Secretaries of Labor, along with brief biographies, are on permanent display in the Great Hall of the Frances Perkins U.S. Department of Labor Building. To view a portrait ...
http://dol.gov/oasam/programs/history/seclabs.htm

Statement of Robert B. Reich Secretary of Labor before the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate [03/30/94]
... Labor and Commerce as well as a balanced group of experts from business, labor and academia. The Commission is charged with examining the current state and legal framework of worker-management relations and with recommending changes necessary ...
http://www.dol.gov/oasam/programs/history/reich/congress/033094rr.htm