Illinois State Comptroller
Description: According to the Illinois State Comptroller‘s website, the Comptroller Office was created by the Constitutional Convention of 1970 as an expanded replacement for the Office of the Auditor of Public Accounts. The Office of the Comptroller traces its ancestry to 1799, when an auditor of public accounts was established under the jurisdiction of the Northwest Territory.
According to WordNet created by the Cognitive Science Laboratory at Princeton University, a Comptroller is an accountant, or someone who maintains and audits business accounts.
Office of the Comptroller
Springfield, IL 62706-0001