file clerk

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Definition of file clerk 

: a clerk who works on files

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Her father is a file clerk and her mother is a data entry clerk. New York Times, "Vicky Doan-Nguyen, Edward Trigg," 13 May 2018 Rose from filing clerk at a Calcutta trading company to chairman of the London Metal Exchange. Fortune, "Hugh Hefner, Roger Ailes, Charles Manson: The Year in Deaths," 26 Dec. 2017 Soskin worked at a segregated union hall as a file clerk during World War II. Cailey Rizzo, PEOPLE.com, "This 96-Year-Old Park Ranger's Reaction to Finding Internet Fame Is the Cutest," 20 Dec. 2017 Building boom Wittkopp started working at the hospital in 1974 as a medical records file clerk, worked her way up through various positions and is now director of quality outcomes and public reporting. Andy Marso, kansascity, "20 years ago, KU Hospital was struggling, but now it's thriving, with new development and happier patients | The Kansas City Star," 3 Nov. 2017

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1919, in the meaning defined above

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