Clerk ( /ˈklɑrk/KLARK or /ˈklɜrk/KLURK), the vocational title, commonly refers to a white-collar worker who conducts general office tasks; it overlaps with retail clerks who perform similar sales-related tasks in a retail environment. It is also occasionally used to refer to third-year medical students completing a medical clerkship. The responsibilities of clerical workers commonly include record keeping, filing, staffing service counters and other administrative tasks.

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Stephen N. Gifford
... House of Representatives, Massachusetts Auditor and was clerk of the Massachusetts Senate from January 6, 1858 to April 18, 1886 ... In 1855 and 1857 he served as assistant clerk of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, and in 1858 he became Clerk of the Senate, holding that post ...
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... Data entry clerk sales clerk (as in grocery sales) deli clerk hotel front desk clerk service desk clerk cash register clerk The surnames Clark, Clarke, Clerk, Clerke are derived from this occupation ...
L. B. Mallory
... Mallory (1871–1933) was the 28th Chief Clerk of the California Assembly ... Mallory served as an Assistant Clerk in the California Assembly in 1909 ... He was elected for 3 terms as Chief Clerk, serving from 1911 to 1917 ...
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... Assembly 2009-2010) is temporarily serving as Acting Presbytery Clerk ... Previous (full-time) Presbytery Clerks included the Rev Dr Angus Kerr (2009-2012) formerly minister at Newton Mearns Parish Church and the Very Rev David Lunan, (2002-2008) Moderator of the ...

Famous quotes containing the word clerk:

    Seynt Stevene was a clerk in Kyng Herowdes halle.
    And servyd him of bred and cloth, as every kyng befalle.
    —Unknown. St. Stephen and King Herod (l. 1–2)

    Your faith an’ trouth yese never get
    Nor our trew Love shall never twain
    Till ye come within my bower
    And kiss me both cheek and chin.

    My mouth it is full cold, Margret,
    It has the smell now of the ground;
    An’ if I kiss thy com’ly mouth
    Thy life days will not be long.
    —Unknown. Clerk Saunders (l. 109–116)

    Then louder cry’d the Clerk Colvill,
    O sairer, sairer akes my head;
    And sairer, sairer ever will,
    The maiden crys, ‘till you be dead.
    —Unknown. Clerk Colvill (l. 33–36)