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U. S. Postmasters (USPS)

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  • Joseph C. Manning (1870 - 1930)
    Joseph Columbus Manning (1870-1930) was a Populist activist and journalist in early 1890s Alabama. He was an arch Republican supporter in his later life and campaigned for civil rights for disfranchise...
  • James Buchanan Lloyd (1857 - 1951)
    DICTIONARY OF ALABAMA BIOGRAPHY p 1059 LLOYD, JAMES BUCHANAN, merchant, was born February 2, 1857, near Old Fort Dale, Butler County; son of Benjamin and Naomi Ann (Cox) Lloyd (q. v.), the former (...
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    Daniel Seth Early (1828 - 1907)
    Early, Aaron Daniel Seth, is of the fourth generation in the line of descent from Thomas Early. He was born May 14, 1828, in Lebanon county, on the farm known as the Beetime farm, halfway between Palmy...
  • Samuel Elijah Nichols (1850 - 1935)
    Samuel Elijah Nichols BIRTH 8 Apr 1850 West Virginia, USA DEATH 3 May 1935 (aged 85) Roane County, West Virginia, USA BURIAL Criner Cemetery Roane County, West Virginia, Children Photo Martha Ali...
  • George Davenport (1783 - 1845)

A postmaster is the head of an individual post office. When a postmaster is responsible for an entire mail distribution organization (usually sponsored by a national government), the title of Postmaster General is commonly used. Responsibilities of a postmaster typically include management of a centralized mail distribution facility, establishment of letter carrier routes, supervision of letter carriers and clerks, and enforcement of the organization's rules and procedures.

In the United States, women have served as postmasters since the Revolutionary War and even earlier, under British rule. "Postmaster," regardless of the person's sex, has always been the official title for this position.