Capitalize titles of office, of honor, or of courtesy when used as part of a name or as a substitute for a name; but not for explanatory or descriptive reasons.EX.
President Wilson; the Archbishop of Canterbury; the Commander in Chief; Chevalier Ferrata; Baron Tennyson; Sir Walter Raleigh; Doctor Green; His Excellency; You will go, Major, to New York. EX. Governor
Thomas Lipton; Colonel
Joseph French. RULE 2
Capitalize the names of offices and titles of honor, particularly those pertaining to the President of the United States, when they refer to a specific person or thing. (Do not capitalize presidential.) EX.
signed a very important labor bill. EX.
The Commander in Chief
made a short address to the Business Men's League.EX.
did everything in his power to favor his staff.