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    Christian Orthodox        
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Acting Official       
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Admiral
        

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Adventist Minister       
Alderman
        

Archbishop, Catholic        
Archbishop,
   Christian Orthodox        
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Archimandrite        
Architect
Archpriest        
Ambassador, Goodwill
Ambassador to your country
   from a foreign country      
Ambassador of the U.S.
   by a U.S. Citizen       
American Indian Chief        
Assemblyman
   U.S., State / or           

   Assemblywoman            
Associate Justice,
   U.S. Supreme Court          
Associate Justice of a
   State Supreme Court
Astronaut      
Attorney
         
Attorney General           
Attorney General,
       Assistant   
Attorney, U.S.         
Australian Officials    

Baron, Baroness           
British Officials,
   Royalty, Nobility     
Brother, Catholic
         
Brother,
   Christian Orthodox          
Bishop, Catholic            
Bishop,
   Christian Orthodox         
Bishop, Episcopal        
Board Member     
Boy        
Brigadier General       
Business Cards      

Canadian Officials    
Candidate    
Captain,
   USA, USAF, USMC     
Cardinal
             
Chairman
    Federal Reserve      
Chairwoman      
Chancellor      
Chaplain in the
    Armed Services        
Chaplain of Congress          

Chargé d’Affaires         
Chief Executive Officer 
Chief Judge          
Chief Justice,
      U.S. Supreme Court 
Chief Justice, of a State
      Supreme Court             

Chief of Police          
Chief of Staff     

Chief Operating
   Officer          
Child
           
Chiropractor     
City Manager
   
Clergy & Religious
    Officials     
Club Official          
Colonel, Kentucky      
Colonel, USA, USAF,
    or USMC     
Commandant       
Commissioner, Court     
Commissioner
         
Commodore of a         
      Yacht Club         
Congressman, U.S.               
Congresswoman, U.S.   
Consul and or
   Consul General   
 
Consultant      
Corporate Executive         
Councilman
    Councilwoman      
Counselor (Diplomat)      
Countess     
County Officials       
Couples     
    U.S. Military
    U.S. Officials
    Private Citizens  
Curator        

Dalai Lama          
Deacon         
Dean, academic            
Dean, clergy            
Deceased Persons        
Degree, honorary      
Delegate, U.S., State
            

Dentist             
Deputy Chief of Mission      
Deputy Marshal          
Designate,
Elect,
    Pro Tempore      
Diplomats      

District Attorney           
Doctor, Chiropractor     
Doctor of Dentistry
          
Doctor of Medicine              
Doctor, Military           
Doctor of
   Veterinary Medicine          
Doctor, Optometrist   
Doctor of Osteopathy            
Doctor, Other Disciplines     
Doctorate        
Doctorate, honorary      

Earl            
Elect, Designate
  
Pro Tempore      
Emeritus/emerita
     
Eminence     
Emperor    
Engineer    
Etiquette    
Excellency           

Family     
Fiancee      
Firefighter    
First, Second,
   Third, etc.        
First Lady, Spouse
   of the President of
   the United States 
First Lady, Member
    of Her   
    White House Staff      
First Lady, Spouse
   of a Governor
   or Lt. Gov.    
First Lieutenant
   
Flag Protocol     
Former Officials    
Freeholder       

Gay Couple      
Geshe

General
    USA, USAF, USMC
Girl       

Goodwill Ambassador      
Governor General         
Governor, Lieuten
ant
 
Governor, Lt., Spouse   

Governor, Tribal Council          
Governor, U.S. State       
Governor, Former    
Governor
    Spouse of     
Governor's Staff,
    Member of
     
Governors, Board of 

High Commissioner    
Honorable, The
          
Honorary Ambassador       
Honorary degrees
Honorary doctorate
   
Honourable, The
   
 
   

Indian Chief         
Inspector General    
Interim Official   
Introductions       
Invitations
  
   Writing &  
   Addressing  
Invitations
   
Military:
    Writing &
    Addressing

Judge, former     
Judge of US City or

        US Count     
Judge, US Federal            
Junior, Senior,
    I, II, III, etc.       

Justice, Associate

     Federal
     Supreme Court

Justice, Associate

     State
     Supreme Court

King     
Knight      

Late, The
   (deceased persons)
       
Lawyer      
Lesbian Couple    
Lieutenant      
Lieutenant Colonel,     
   USA, USAF, USMC      
    
Lieutenant General,
   USA, USAF, USMC      

Lieutenant Governor    
     

Major
   USA, USAF, USMC  
Major General,
   USA, USAF, USMC   
Man, business
          
Man, social
         
Marquess / Marchioness
 
 
Married Women       
Marshal for a
   Judicial District, U.S. 
Mayor, U.S. City   
Mayor, Canadian City    
Mayor Pro Tempore
     
Mayor, Vice    
Medic      
Minister,
   Protestant Clergy       
Miss      
Monk,
   Christian Orthodox     
Monsignor       
Most Reverend, The        
Mother Superior
    
Mr. (Social)      
Mr. (Business)      
Mrs., Ms. (Use, Social Forms)      
Mrs. vs. Ms.     
Mr. & Mrs. / Couples   
   

Name Badges or Tags     
Nobility, British
       
Nobility, Other     
Nun, Catholic
  
Nun, Orthodox
Nurse           

Officer, Police     
Optometrist     

Pastor, Christian Clergy  
Patriarch,
   Christian Orthodox  
Patriarch,
   Ecumenical Patriarch
   of Constantinople  
People with Two Titles      
Permanent
     Representative        
Petty Officer
      
Pharmacist     
Physician
        
PhD     
Place Cards            
Police Chief
Police Officer                     
Pope, Catholic
  
Pope, Coptic
      
Postmaster General         
Post-Nominal
    Abbreviations    
Presbyter, Orthodox
   
President, corporate
President of
    College or
    University   
President of a
    Secondary
    School      
President of a
    US State Assembly 
President (current)
   of the U.S.A.          
President (former)
   of the U.S.A.     
     
President of the
    U.S.A., spouse of  
President-elect
    of the U.S.   
Priest, Catholic          
Priest,
    Christian Orthodox 
Priest, Episcopal        
Prime Minister
       
Principal      
Professionals
   & Academics         
Professor
     
Pro Tempore,
   Elect, Designate    
Psychologist      

Queen

Rabbi               
Ranger, Texas        
Representative,
   U.S., Federal           
Representative,
   U.S., State            
Reservist, Military      
Resident
    Commissioner 
Retired Military
   1. Formula For
       How to Address     
   2. Q&A / Blog On
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   3. Q&A / Blog on
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Reverend, The
      
Right Reverend, The         

Same Sex Couple      
Salvation Army    
School Board Member
     
Second
Lieutenant        
Secretary,
   U.S. Department,
   Member of the Cabinet
Secretary
   of Defense, U.S.       
Secretary, Assistant       
Secretary General
   of the U.N.            
Senator, U.S., Federal       
Senator, U.S., State         
Senator, Canadian       
Senior, Junior,
     I, II, III, etc.         
Senior Judge 
      
Sergeant       
Sergeant at Arms
          
Seventh Day
     Adventist Minister       
Sheriff       
Sister, Catholic       
Solicitor General      
Speaker of the U.S.
   House of
   Representatives.           
Specialist       
Spouse of the
    President of the U.S.       
Spouse of the
    Vice President
    of the U.S.           
Spouse of an
    Elected Official            
State Attorney     
Surgeon General          

Texas Ranger        
Town Justice      
Town Manager       
The Honorable     
Tribal Officials     
Two Titles,
    Person With

Under Secretary    
US Attorney
       
US Federal Officials
     
US State Officials     
US Municipal Officials

Venerable, The        
Veteran (not Retired)         
Veterinarian
           
Very Reverend, The         
VFW Officer/Official    
Vice Mayor       
Vice President
    of the U.S.
Spouse of the
    Vice President
   
of the U.S.
Vice President-elect
    of the U.S.      
 
Viscount and/or
   Viscountess        

Warrant Officer       
Widow
     
White House Staff    
Woman, business        
Woman, social        

Yacht Club Officer      


 

How to Address
People with Two Titles
Questions & Answers, Frequently Asked Questions, and Blog


Site updated by Robert Hickey on July 28, 2014

How to Address a "the Honorable", Now a Corporate Exec?          
How to Address a "the Honorable" Who Holds a New Official Position?   

How to Address an Ambassador Who Also Has a Noble Title?               
How to Address a Member of the Clergy Who is Also a Physician?         

How to Address a "the Honorable" Who is Also a Physician?      
How to Address a "the Honorable" Who is Also a Pastor?      

How to Address a Retired Military Officer who has a Doctorate?              
How to Address a Retired Military Officer who is also a Professor?              
How to Address a Retired Military Officer who is also a Dean?        
How to Address a Retired Military Officer who is also a Retired Judge?    

How to Address a Nobel Laureate Who Holds an Office?

How to Address an Ambassador
Who Also Has a Noble Title?

       I have a meeting tomorrow with a foreign ambassador who also is a prominent member of the royal family of his country.
       Do I address him in his role as an Ambassador (Your Excellency or Mr. Ambassador)?
       Do I address him as a prince (Your Royal Highness), or some combination of the two?

            -- Mark M. in DC

Dear Ms. Manning:
      
The basic rule is to address by rank, identify by office.
       Since he has a personal rank, officially he is always as HRH. In monarchies a noble title outranks an appointed rank, so in the USA we follow their pattern.
       In writing you should acknowledge both:
              His Excellency His Royal Highness (Name),
                     the Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates

       Note that the HRH is right before the name ... and in conversation he'd most formally be:
              Your Royal Highness
       I recently discussed this very issue with some protocol officers at the Pentagon who had as a visitor a Saudi Prince who is also a Lt. General in the Saudi Arabian Army.  During the visit he was in uniform and they addressed him as General (Name).  It wasn't technically the most correct ... but it worked and everything went smoothly. 
       ... But back in Saudi Arabia he would have been HRH everywhere -- being a prince trumps being merely a general!

       -- Robert Hickey

How to Address an Former Official
Who Now Holds Another Official Position?

       How would one address, either orally or by correspondence, a retired US Senator and a US Ambassador to a foreign country.?
       I believe a Senator, being the higher office, dictates the result. (Is this considered the "higher office?") My wife believes it may be the other way around.
       Or, if the last work prior to retirement was Ambassador, perhaps that would dictate the result.

            -- Thomas Manning

       How would one address a retired USN Admiral who is now an Under Secretary of the Interior?
            -- LPD

Dear Ms. Manning & LPD:
      
1) Officially address the person in the manner pertinent to the topic to which the communication is related.
              E.g. Colin Powell is addressed as either The Honorable Colin Powell & Dear Mr. Powell when the communication relates to his service as the Secretary of State, and as General Colin Powell, USA, Retired & Dear General Powell when the communication relates to his service as as a USA general.
       2) Socially either could be correct -- but to be absolutely certain, you would have to ask for the preference of the individual.  
       Everyone is entitled to be called what they want to be called.
       Mr. Manning: I vote for (and predict he or she will too) Senator -- since there are 100 US senators at any time and there are at least 300 currently accredited US ambassadors representing the USA to foreign countries and international organizations. I bet he/she is perfectly happy with either/or (never both in combination) in the appropriate context.
       -- Robert Hickey

How to Address a Nobel Laureate Who Holds An Office? 
        What do I do when a person has two titles? Daw Aung San Suu Kyi was a Nobel Laureate in 1991 and continues to lead the National League for Democracy as General Secretary.
        Is this acceptable and appropriate form of address? 
        Envelope:
                Daw Aung San Suu Kyi
                Nobel Laureate and General Secretary
                National League for Democracy
                97-B, West Shwegonedine Road
                Bahan Township, Yangon
                Myanmar
 
  
      Salutation:
                Dear Madam General Secretary and Nobel Laureate:
 
  
      Complimentary Close:
                Respectfully yours:

               -- Mae

Dear Mae:
        One does not address a Nobel Laureate as such. The prize could be included in a bio or introduction -- but it is not used as an honorific. Honorees get neither a courtesy title nor post-nominal abbreviation.
        Regarding the envelope: a name on an envelope is not a resume/cirriculum vitae.
If you are writing in care of the National League for Democracy it's not even necessary to list her position on the envelope. E.g., if I write to a mayor of a city, it not necessary to include the office on the envelope. When the letter gets to city hall they will know to whom to deliver it.  Thus the envelope to a mayor is addressed as:
                The Honorable Mae Nakao                Dear Madame Mayor:
                City Hall
                Columbus, OH 21233

        When the letter get's to city hall they will know how to get the letter to the mayor. So for your question, here's the best form:
        Envelope:
                Daw Aung San Suu Kyi
                National League for Democracy
                97-B, West Shwegonedine Road
                Bahan Township, Yangon
                Myanmar
 
        Salutation:
                Dear Madam General Secretary:
  or  Dear General Secretary:
 
        Complimentary Close:
               
Respectfully yours:
         -- Robert Hickey

How To Address an Elected Official Who Is Also a Physician?
      In our line of work we deal with numerous elected officials.  What is the proper address for a letter to a Mayor of a City who is also a practicing medical doctor?
              - Lisa in Temple, Texas

      How would I address a wedding invitation to a couple where the man is a physician and a Senator?  Which trumps which?  Dr. and Mrs. Ray Cleary or Senator and Mrs. Ray Cleary?
              - Tammy the Party Girl

Dear Lisa and Tammy:
       Officially, if you are writing to an elected official regarding their activities as an elected official, address him or her as an elected official ... in these cases as a current mayor or retired senator.  If you are writing to him or her as your doctor, address as a doctor.
       Socially, being an elected official trumps being a Dr., so address the individual in the style of their elected office. Use the form for a current or former ... which ever is appropriate.
       I give all the forms in my book -- both for official correspondence and invitations.
       1) Both are The Honorable (Full Name) on the envelope on address block of a letter now and forever.
       2) Former Senators continue to be addressed as Senator (Surname) in conversation and in a salutation. 
       3) Current Mayors are addressed as Mayor (Surname) since being The Mayor is a one-at-a-time position and only the current Mayor can be The Mayor. BUT Former Mayors go back to whatever they were before being elected ... so physicians would typically go back to Dr. (Surname) in conversation or in a salutation.
       All that said .... Bill Frist, former U.S. Senator from Tennessee was an MD, preferred to be addressed as "Dr. Frist" when he served in the United States Senate rather than "Senator Frist." It was his personal preference, so people respected his preference, but other physicians followed the more traditional way and were addressed as The Honorable (Full Name) / Senator (Surname). There are probably a million doctors, but only 100 US Senators. But that was his choice.
        -- Robert Hickey

How to Address a Physician
Who is Also a Member of the Clergy?

How to you address a physician {with an MD} who is also an ordained.
    -Well Educated in Arizona, MD, MDiv

Dear WE in A,
         In the U.S. we address a person with the form of address pertinent to the situation — just one title/form of elevated address at a time. 
         Anything more resides on the resume/CV.
         This U.S. Style is a 'simplified style' … and is related to our cultural bias toward egalitarian, less structured, status among citizens.
         And another the rule is: if you can have something before your name, or after, but not both places.
         In the U.S. Style you are all of these … but not all of them at the same time:
                  Dr. (First Name)+(Last Name)
                  (First Name)+(Last Name), MD, MDiv
                  The Reverend (First Name)+(Last Name)

         I say it is a U.S. Style, because in the U.K., one's name is one's resume. It is a more structured-status society where clearly positioning yourself and your lineage in the hierarchy is a normal part of the culture.
         The U.K. Style is a 'compound style' and names get very long. Names including every title, rank, courtesy title and post-nominal to which one might ever have been entitled.
You see names like: Brigadier General the Right Honourable Professor Sir Alexander Smithson Montgomery, VC, GCMG, CB, DSO, PC.
         -- Robert Hickey
 

When Someone is The Honorable + Something Else
When someone is both a Dr. (PhD) and The Honorable would you use both titles when addressing them i.e. The Honorable Dr. John Smith?
          -- Chris
 
I am the current mayor of our fair city and also pastor of a local church. What would my proper title be?  I'm a second term as the Honorable mayor and long time the Reverend.  I am writing a letter of recommendation as the mayor and a pastor.  Do I sign it as the pastor and/or mayor?  Either way? Or both?
          -- IC in California

Dear C & IC,
The US Style is to put one thing before your name … or one thing after … it's either/or ... never both. The one to use is the form of address pertinent to the communication.
          Chris can be:
               The Honorable (Full Name), Dr. (Full Name) or (Full Name), PhD
          IC can be:
               The Honorable (Full Name) or The Reverend (Full Name)
          But never:
               The Honorable Reverend (Full Name)
               The Honorable Dr. (Full Name)
               The Honorable (Full Name), PhD
          In a salutation or conversation others would switch to something else. As mayor, people will address Chris in conversation or in a salutation as: Mayor (Surname). 

          This same pattern happens with Judges and Senators who are on a letter The Honorable (Full Name) … In conversation or a salutation one switchs to something else, in their cases: Judge (Surname) or Senator (Surname).
 
IC asks "Do I sign it as the pastor and/or mayor?"
          There is a rule: One never gives oneself an honorific or title.
          So, I do not sign myself (write my own name) or list myself in the signature block or anywhere else as Mr. Robert Hickey.
          Even the President of the United States simply signs his name:
                    (Full Name)
                    President of the United States

          So you should sign letter simply as:
                    (Full Name)
          And after your name you list the office(s) which is/are pertinent to the letter:
                    Mayor of (City), California
                    Pastor of the (Name of Church)


FYI …  Using MORE than one title at a time.

          The British DO combine every title they ever acquired. In the UK you see names like His Excellency The Right Honourable General Dr. Sir (Full Name), OBE.
          In the US you see some clergy using The Reverend Dr. (Full Name).  I see it typically with Protestant clergy … especially Episcopal clergy.  I think they are following the style of their related Church of England whose tradition it is to include every honor, degree and title … all at one time.  The Brits have a culture with a permanent hierarchy. For them, listing every personal rank is a tradition.
          In the US the style is simplified and a bit more egalitarian. We address others in the role that is pertinent to the communication. So the classic US style is for Chris to be The Honorable (Full Name) or The Reverend (Full Name) and then in conversation others switch to Dr. (Surname), Mayor (Surname), etc.
          I cover all this, and give the formulas for every office in my book should this sort of thing come up often.

          -- Robert Hickey

How to Address a Professor Who is A
Retired Officer from the Armed Services?

     Would you by any chance know the proper form of address for a USN Captain who is now a university professor with a PhD?  I read the note on your website regarding context (Captain when he's my commanding officer, Doctor when he's bandaging my foot, or something to that effect), but I wonder what would be suitable with an academic doctor, and in a more formal usage.  I've encountered "Captain Doctor [name]" once or twice on the Internet, but it seems a bit of a mouthful.
             --- P. L. Scott

Dear Mr. Scott:
   
I cover this on page 99 in my book.
    1) Re: "Captain Doctor": As a
In the United States we only use just one honorific at a time. Orally on in a salutation he would be Dr. (name), Professor (name) or even Captain (name),  
    2) Retired officers are entitled to use their ranks socially. But usually when they take another job in retirement, they use forms of address that support the subsequent job -- like the form I provide for professor. So, ask him his preference. He may use both at various times, but he'll clarify what he prefers when in his professorial role.
           -- Robert Hickey

How to Address a Retired Officer Who is A Dean?
     In your book you cover academics and every rank of officer. But, how would I address an envelope to a captain retired from the US Navy, who now is the dean of a college?
             --- O.S.

Dear O.S.:
    A retired officer is entitled to be addressed by rank socially.
    BUT in a new professional role retired officers will almost always choose to be addressed in a way pertinent to that new role.
    An academic dean
is addressed as:
       (Full name), (Post-nominal abbreviation for his degree)
     
       Dean of (name of school, college, etc.)
         
       (Name of College/University)
             
   
   (Address)
    The salutation would be:
            Dear Dr. (Surname),
    He is always Dr. (Surname) but you could certainly address him as Dean (Surname) if you are interacting with him as The Dean ... And call him Dean (name) in conversations with regard to his actions as a dean.
    So back to my first comment ... about retired officers being entitled to be addressed by rank. If for some reason he wants to be addressed as "Captain" ... a rank is never used with "Dr." or an academic post-nominal abbreviation.
           -- Robert Hickey

How to Address a Retired Officer Who Has a Doctorate?
     How does one, in written form, address a retired BGen (USAF) who has his PhD?  He goes by “Dr. Taylor” now that he is retired, but management also wants to acknowledge his service as well as his degree.
                BGen Henry Taylor, PhD, USAF (Ret)?
                BGen Henry Taylor, USAF (Ret), PhD?
               
Dr. Henry Taylor, BGen, USAF (Ret)?
    Thank you,
         --- Bill Montgomery


Dear Mr. Montgomery:
    Three part answer:
    You say he 'goes by Dr. Taylor now. When retired officers represent private companies to the armed services ... they frequently skip using their rank when dealing with active-duty officers. So in spite of management's desire to bring his former rank into the picture, I'd get back to management that the best course is to follow his preference, but it would be appropriate introduce him as "May I introduce Dr. Henry Taylor. Dr. Taylor is a retired United States Air Force Brigadier General."
    Now on to the details:
      #1  There is an American tradition that we only give a person one title at time.
            **  If he prefers to be continued to be addressed as a Brigadier General
                  then use the form I have on Brigadier General
            **  if he prefers now to be addressed as a Doctor
                  use the form I have on Doctorate
    I say "American tradition" because the "British tradition" is to give a person EVERYTHING they would ever get ... so you see names like The Right Honourable Reverend Lieutenant Colonel Dr. Lord William Ramsey, MP, VC ....  But in the US we address a person with the one "honorific" or "courtesy title" that's appropriate to the situation .... who they are to us at the moment.
     #2 Regarding you use of abbreviations: "BGen" is the DOD service-specific abbreviation used by Marine Brigadier Generals.   The DOD service-specific abbreviation for USAF Brigadier Generals is "Brig Gen"
    #3 You see "Retired" noted many ways ... but use EITHER of the following ... to (Ret)
  
          Brig Gen Henry Taylor, USAF, Ret.
  
       
  Brig Gen Henry Taylor, USAF, Retired
    For future use of abbreviations, my books has all that. It answers your questions on page 94 (use of retired with retired officers) and page 97 (DOD USAF abbreviations). 
          -- Robert Hickey

Do Address a Retired Officer
Who is Also a Retired Judge?

     I know a man who is both a retired Marine Corps Officer and a retired judge for a California Superior Court.  He wants both his military retired rank and his status as a retired judge of Superior Court to BOTH be included when his is addressed.  How would it be done?

           
-- Fran

Dear Fran:
       He can't correctly be addressed as both at the same time.
       He can be either a judge or a retired officer, but he can't be addressed as the sum of the two.
       Same situation with Colin Powell ...
              either as a former secretary of state ..
                     The Honorable Colin Powell .... Mr. Powell 
                            (Only a current secretary would be Mr./Madame Secretary.)
              or USA general.
                     General Colin Powell, USA, Retired .... General Powell
       Which one is used depends on why he is being addressed. Colin Powell gets invitations to both names (He IS both names.) and which is correct depends on if he is being addressed relative to his state department OR military service. If it's social, and relative to neither, he prefers "General Powell"

       PLUS
       1) The Honorable in the United States is never used with a rank or post-nominal abbreviation.
       2) All personnel in the armed services are addressed by rank alone. Military doctors, judges, pilots, security guards ... all are addressed by rank alone.
       -- Robert Hickey

How to Address a Former Judge Who Is Now a Corporate Executive?
   My partner and I are meeting with the head of a major philanthropic and public service organization. Prior to taking on this new post the organization's head was a New York State Supreme Court Judge in the Family Court System. His new secretary answers his phone "Mr. (his last name)'s Office".  We're preparing a briefing document for him and I'm unsure if he should be addressed as "Mr." or "Judge" or "the Hon."  Any idea? 
      -- Laurane M. in New York
 
Dear LMINY
:
     A retired judge is addressed in writing as
"The Honorable (full name)",  The rule is "once an Honorable, always an Honorable."
    Typically retired judges are addressed in conversation as Judge (surname). Like ambassadors, generals, and senators, they typically use their former professional title socially for the rest of their lives.
    BUT he may feel that in his current role the form of address from a prior role is not pertinent.
He may think he is most appropriately addressed at his current job to reflect his current job. Since his own secretary says Mr. (his last name)'s office then I think that it is his preferred form of address. If you are still concerned, a call to his office will resolve the confusion and avoid a mistake.
                 -- Robert Hickey


Not Finding Your Question Answered?
Below are other topics covered in my blog and at right is a list of officials, Between the two I probably have what you are looking for.
     After hunting around a bit, if you don't see your question answered send me an e-mail. I am pretty fast at sending a reply: usually the next day (unless I am traveling.)
      If I think your question is of interest to others, I will post the question & answer – with your name and any personal specifics changed.
      -- Robert Hickey

USE OF NAMES & HONORIFICS   
Mr., Miss, Jr., III, & Names        
Married Women       
Deceased Persons         
People with Two Titles
Post-Nominal Abbreviations and Initials         
 
Couples: Private Citizens / Joint Forms of Address 
Couples: U.S. Military / Joint Forms of Address     
Couples: U.S. Officials / Joint Forms of Address      

USE OF SPECIFIC OFFICIAL TITLES        
Former Officials            
Professionals and Academics        

United States Federal Officials, Currently In Office             
United States State Officials, Currently In Office              
United States Municipal Officials, Currently In Office             
       All About The Honorable with U.S. Officials         
       Former United States Officials of all types             
United States Armed Services, Active Duty             
       Addressing Retired Personnel      
       Use of Rank by Retired Personnel      
       Use of Rank by Veterans      

Tribal Officials 
           
Clergy and Religious Officials           
Canadian Officials         
Australian Officials          
British Officials, Royalty, and Nobility        
Diplomats and International Representatives
           
Foreign National Officials and Nobility        

SPECIFIC SITUATIONS
Business Cards       
Couples        
Etiquette
            
Flags and Anthem Protocol             
Introductions
            
Invitations: Writing & Addressing
        
Invitations: Just Armed Service Personnel        
Name Badges & Tags            
Names on Programs, Signs, & Lists            
Naming a Building or Road            
Place Cards            

Plaques, Awards, Diplomas, Certificates    
Precedence: Ordering Officials 
         
Thank You Notes             


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The Official Guide to Names, Titles, and Forms of Address
Published by The Protocol School of Washington®
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