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U. S. Postmasters (USPS)

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  • Judge Thomas Sergeant (1782 - 1860)
    Princeton Class of 1798. Wikipedia Thomas Sergeant Section 2 Lot 156 Burial Date 05/09/1860 Thomas Sergeant Birth: 14 Jan 1782 Death: 8 May 1860 Supreme Court Justice Thomas Sergeant. Thomas ...
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  • John J. McGrath, U.S. Congress (1872 - 1951)
    John Joseph McGrath, a Representative from California; born in Limerick, Ireland, July 23, 1872; attended the national schools and Christian Brothers College in Cork; immigrated to the United States ...
  • Albert T Hembree (1833 - 1915)
    Narrows, or The Narrows, is an unincorporated community in Harney County, Oregon, United States. It was started as a community in 1889 by Lewis B. Springer and Albert Hembree. A post office was establi...

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.