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Franklin E. Plummer (1795 - 1852)

Franklin E. Plummer, a Democratic Party leader in the 1830s, was born in Richmond, Massachusetts, around 1795, the son of Edward Plummer and Esther Raymond Plummer. Earning his passage as a deck hand, ...

11/20/2021 11/20/2021

David Massey (November 14, 1864 - July 13, 1923) was an American politician that represented the 1st congressional district of Tennessee in the United States House of Representatives. ContentsMassey wa...

6/30/2013 5/13/2020

Francisco Perea, US Congress MP (aft.1830 - bef.1913)

"J Francisco Perea - Lieutenant Colonel Francisco Perea Congressmen"

Perea (January 9, 1830 – May 21, 1913) was Union Army officer in the American Civil War and a cousin of Pedro Perea. He was a delegate for the Territory of New Mexico to the 38th United States Congress...

11/22/2013 2/2/2020

William Shadrack Shallenberger (November 24, 1839 – April 15, 1914) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.William S. Shallenberger was born in Mount Pleasant, P...

3/9/2011 9/29/2019

Marvin Travis Runyon (1924 - 2004)

Travis Runyon (September 16, 1924 – May 3, 2004) was an American business executive. After a long career as a manufacturing executive at Ford Motor Company, he retired, then was the U.S. head of Nissan...

5/7/2015 5/7/2015

Bob Tisch MP (1926 - 2005)

"Bob"

Robert "Bob" Tisch (April 29, 1926 – November 15, 2005) was an American businessman[1] who was the chairman and—along with his brother Laurence Tisch—was part owner of the Loews Corporation.Contents [s...

1/10/2013 5/7/2015

J. E. Day (1914 - 1996)

. Edward Day (October 11, 1914 – October 30, 1996) was an American lawyer and business executive, most widely known as the United States Postmaster General under whose leadership the ZIP code was intro...

11/21/2007 5/7/2015

Comerford Walker (May 30, 1886 – September 13, 1959) was an American lawyer and politician. He served as the United States Postmaster General between 1940 and 1945. He also served as the chairman of th...

5/8/2014 5/7/2015

Folger Brown (May 31, 1869 – January 26, 1961) was Postmaster General of the United States from March 5, 1929 to March 4, 1933 under Herbert Hoover's administration.BiographyBrown was born in Massillon...

5/7/2015 5/7/2015

Lyne Wilson (May 3, 1843 – October 17, 1900) was a Bourbon Democrat politician and lawyer from West Virginia.BiographyBorn in Charles Town, Virginia (now West Virginia), Wilson attended Charles Town Ac...

5/7/2015 5/7/2015

Wanamaker (July 11, 1838 – December 12, 1922) was a United States merchant, religious leader, civic and political figure, considered by some to be a proponent of advertising and a "pioneer in marketing...

7/17/2012 5/7/2015

Noble Tyner (January 17, 1826 – December 5, 1904) was a lawyer, U.S. Representative and U.S. Postmaster-General from Indiana. Tyner was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1869 serving thre...

5/7/2015 5/7/2015

William Marshall (August 14, 1822 – February 5, 1910) was a United States Postmaster General under President Ulysses S. Grant as well as a government administrator in several capacities for presidents ...

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Williams Randall (October 31, 1819– July 26, 1872) was a lawyer, judge and politician from Wisconsin. He served as the sixth Governor of Wisconsin from 1858 until 1861. He was instrumental in raising a...

5/30/2013 5/7/2015

Blair (May 10, 1813 – July 27, 1883), the son of Francis Preston Blair, elder brother of Francis Preston Blair, Jr. and cousin of B. Gratz Brown, was a politician and lawyer from Maryland. He was a loy...

5/5/2007 5/7/2015

Dickinson Hubbard (August 10, 1799 – October 8, 1855) was born in Middletown, Connecticut. He pursued classical studies at Yale College and graduated in 1819. He practiced law from 1823 to 1837. He the...

8/6/2012 5/7/2015

Kelsey Hall (March 28, 1810 – March 2, 1874) was an American politician who served in the U.S. House of Representatives and as U.S. Postmaster General.BiographyBorn in Marcellus, New York, he began his...

5/7/2015 5/7/2015

Jonathan Meigs, Jr. (also known as Return J. Meigs, Jr.) (pronunciation: "Megz" - rhymes with "eggs") (November 17, 1764–March 29, 1825) was a Democratic-Republican politician from Ohio. He served as t...

10/31/2007 5/7/2015

Ebenezer Hazard (1744 - 1817)

Ebenezer Hazard (1744–1817) was an American businessman and politician, appointed as deputy Postmaster of New York City; in 1782 he became US Postmaster General, serving from 1782 to 1789.Hazard was bo...

11/22/2008 5/7/2015

Emory Smith (February 18, 1842 – January 19, 1908) was an American journalist and political leader. He was born in Mansfield, Connecticut.In 1849 his family removed to Albany, New York, where he attend...

5/23/2014 5/7/2015

Clay Payne (November 23, 1843 – October 4, 1904) was U.S. Postmaster General from 1902 to 1904 under Pres. Theodore Roosevelt. He died in office and was buried at Forest Home Cemetery in Milwaukee, Wis...

11/23/2013 5/7/2015

John Wynne (November 18, 1851 – March 11, 1922) was an American who served as United States Postmaster General from 1904 to 1905, and as Consul General at the American embassy in the United Kingdom fro...

6/1/2008 5/7/2015

Bruce Cortelyou (July 26, 1862 – October 23, 1940) was an American Presidential Cabinet secretary of the early 20th century.Early lifeBorn to Rose Seery and Peter Crolius Cortelyou, and part of an old ...

2/1/2010 5/7/2015

von Lengerke Meyer (June 24, 1858 – March 9, 1918) was a Massachusetts businessman and politician who served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives, as United States ambassador to Italy and Russ...

9/10/2014 5/7/2015

Harris Hitchcock (October 5, 1867 – August 25, 1935), was chairman of Republican National Committee from 1908 to 1909. He was then Postmaster General of the United States under President William Howard...

11/23/2013 5/7/2015

Sidney Burleson (June 7, 1863 – November 24, 1937) was a United States Postmaster General and Congressman. Born in San Marcos, Texas, he came from a wealthy Southern family. His father, Edward Burleson...

7/20/2008 5/7/2015

Shannon Bissell (December 31, 1847 New London, Oneida County, New York - October 6, 1903 Buffalo, New York) was an American politician from New York.He graduated from Yale University in 1869 and was a ...

10/25/2011 5/7/2015

McDonald Dickinson (January 17, 1846 – October 15, 1917) was a lawyer and politician from the U.S. state of Michigan.Dickinson was born in Oswego County, New York, and moved with his family to Michigan...

6/28/2014 5/7/2015

Freeman Vilas (July 9, 1840 – August 27, 1908) was a member of the Democratic Party who served in the United States Senate for the state of Wisconsin from 1891 to 1897. He was a prominent Bourbon Democ...

1/23/2012 5/7/2015

Quintin Gresham (March 17, 1832 – May 28, 1895) was an American statesman and jurist. He served as United States Postmaster General, as a judge on the United States Courts of Appeals, was a two-time ca...

5/25/2011 5/7/2015

Otis Howe (February 24, 1816 – March 25, 1883) was a member of the United States Senate, representing the state of Wisconsin from March 4, 1861, to March 4, 1879. He also served as U.S. Postmaster Gene...

6/22/2012 5/7/2015

Maynard (August 30, 1814 – May 3, 1882) was an American educator, attorney, politician and diplomat active primarily in the second half of the 19th century. Initially elected to the House of Representa...

7/13/2013 5/7/2015

Key was a United States Senator from Tennessee from 1875-1877 and United States Postmaster General from 1877-1880. McKendree Key (January 27, 1824 – February 3, 1900) was a Democratic U.S. Senator from...

3/8/2009 5/7/2015

Jewell (October 20, 1825 – February 10, 1883) was a successful tanner, businessman, pioneer telegrapher, telephone entrepreneur, world traveler, and political figure who served as 44th and 46th Governo...

5/27/2013 5/7/2015

Harrison Hays, Sr. (November 5, 1879 – March 7, 1954), namesake of the Hays Code for censorship of American films, was chairman of the Republican National Committee (1918–21) and U.S. Postmaster Genera...

9/3/2014 5/7/2015

From “Work Family History”, vol. I (1969) & vol. II (1994), compiled by Von Gail Hamilton.Hubert planned to go to CA to practice medicine after he graduated from medical school. He stopped in Greeley, ...

2/13/2010 5/7/2015

Stewart New (December 31, 1858 – May 9, 1937) was a U.S. politician, journalist, and Spanish-American War veteran.BiographyHarry Stewart New was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on December 31, 1858, the ...

2/1/2009 5/7/2015

Arthur Ellsworth Summerfield (Pinconning, Michigan, 17 March 1899 – 26 April 1972 in West Palm Beach, Florida) was a U.S. political figure. He ran (unsuccessfully) for the governorship of his home stat...

3/11/2009 5/7/2015

Malcolm Blount, Jr., known as Red Blount (February 1, 1921 – October 24, 2002), was the United States Postmaster General from January 22, 1969 to January 1, 1972. He founded and served as the Chief Exe...

4/1/2015 5/7/2015

Angel James Creswell (November 18, 1828 – December 23, 1891) was an American politician from Maryland, who served as United States Representative, United States Senator, and as Postmaster General of th...

5/6/2015 5/7/2015

Dennison, Jr. (November 23, 1815 – June 15, 1882) was a Whig and Republican politician from Ohio. He served as the 24th Governor of Ohio and as U.S. Postmaster General in the Cabinet of President Abrah...

5/27/2013 5/6/2015

Joseph Holt (January 6, 1807 – August 1, 1894) was a leading member of the Buchanan administration and was Judge Advocate General of the United States Army, most notably during the Lincoln assassinatio...

5/28/2011 5/6/2015

Venable Brown (August 15, 1795 March 8, 1859) was an American politician. He served as Governor of Tennessee from 1845 to 1847, and as United States Postmaster General from 1857 until his death in 1859...

12/22/2012 5/6/2015

Collamer (January 8, 1791 – November 9, 1865) was an American politician from Vermont.BiographyJacob Collamer was born in Troy, New York. He graduated from the University of Vermont at Burlington, serv...

12/31/2011 5/6/2015

Johnson, a prominent Jacksonian, served as a Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives (1829-37, 1839-45), postmaster general of the United States (1845-49), and president of the Bank of Tennessee ...

3/29/2013 5/6/2015

Charles Anderson Wickliffe BIRTH 8 Jun 1788 = Springfield, Washington County, Kentucky, USA DEATH 31 Oct 1869 (aged 81) - Ilchester, Howard County, Maryland, USA BURIAL Bardstown City Cemetery...

9/12/2009 5/6/2015

Samuel Osgood (3-3-1747/48 to 8-12-1813). Soldier. legislator, politician, was born in Andover, Mass. He was descendant in the fifth generation from Capt. John Osgood who came to Mass in 1638 and settl...

9/18/2007 5/6/2015

Francis Granger, Postmaster General (1792 - 1868)

"10th Postmaster General"

Granger (December 1, 1792 – August 31, 1868) was a Representative from New York. He was the son of Gideon Granger, another Postmaster General, and the first cousin of Amos P. Granger.BiographyGranger w...

7/12/2008 5/6/2015

Milton Niles (August 20, 1787 – May 31, 1856) was a lawyer, editor, author and politician from Connecticut, serving in the United States Senate and as United States Postmaster General 1840 to 1841.Born...

12/29/2011 5/6/2015

of kentucky, lawyer, philanthropist and postmaster general under president jackson Kendall (August 16, 1789 – November 12, 1869) was an American politician who served as U.S. Postmaster General under A...

2/22/2009 5/6/2015

Taylor Barry (February 5, 1784 – August 30, 1835) was an American statesman and jurist.HistoryBorn near Lunenburg, Virginia, he moved to Fayette County, Kentucky, in 1796 with his parents John Barry, a...

1/7/2012 5/6/2015

Wikipedia John McLean (March 11, 1785 – April 4, 1861) was an American jurist and politician who served in the United States Congress, as U.S. Postmaster General, and as a justice on the Ohio and U.S. ...

6/2/2011 5/6/2015

Gideon Granger Jr. was the fourth Postmaster General of the U.S. under Thomas Jefferson. He held that office for 13 years, 8 under Jefferson, and 5 under James Madison and was one of the eight original...

7/12/2008 5/6/2015

A Patriot of the American Revolution for Georgia with the rank of Colonel. DAR Ancestor # A048847 DAR A 048847, Ga. Colonel.Joseph Habersham (July 28, 1751 – November 17, 1815) was an American business...

9/26/2012 5/6/2015

Timothy Pickering. He was born, July 17, 1745, Salem, Mass., and died Jan. 29, 1829, Salem, Mass. American Revolutionary officer and Federalist politician who served (1795-1800) with distinction in the...

2/7/2007 5/6/2015

A Patriot of the American Revolution for PENNSYLVANIA. DAR Ancestor #: A004311 Richard Bache (1737-1811) was the second Postmaster-General of the United States, 1776-1790, following his father-in-law, ...

8/18/2007 5/6/2015

A Patriot of the American Revolution for Pennsylvania. Ancestor #: A041702 "Benjamin Franklin, also called Ben Franklin, pseudonym Richard Saunders, (born January 17 [January 6, Old Style], 1706, Bosto...

8/18/2007 5/6/2015

King (June 21, 1811 – May 20, 1897) was Postmaster General of the United States under James Buchanan.US Postmaster. Born in Paris, Maine, he was an owner of a newspaper company when he began a career i...

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