General Agent

A General Agent is an agent, i.e., representative of another, who has a mandate of general nature.

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Federal Bureau Of Prisons - History - Before The Bureau of Prisons
... Until 1907, prison matters were handled by the Justice Department's General Agent ... The General Agent was responsible for Justice Department accounts, oversight of internal operations, and certain criminal investigations, as well as prison operations ... In 1907, the General Agent's office was abolished, and its functions were distributed among three new offices the Division of Accounts (which evolved into ...

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