n.1.A controller; a public officer whose duty it is to examine certify accounts.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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STATE RECORDS, infra note 187, at 443 ("That in case of the resignation or death of the comptroler [sic], the supreme executive are hereby authorised and impowered to nominate a person to exercise the powers, and perform the duties of comptroler, during the recess of the General Assembly."); see also id.
AUSTIN, Texas -- Comptroler Carole Keeton Rylander said she has an idea that could allow all Texas high school graduates to attend a public community college, technical school or other two-year institution for free.