Category: US Postmasters

Categories: US Postal Service | US Post Office Department | Postmasters

This is a mid-level category. Profiles should be added to the narrowest category possible, but may be placed here when further information is not known. See How to Categorize.

Benjamin Franklin was appointed to the office of Postmaster General by the Second Continental Congress in 1777. In February 1792, the US Congress officially created the United States Post Office Department. All US Postmasters were officers of this department until 1 July 1971, when the United States Postal Service was created.

Subcategories (4)


Person Profiles (142)

A

14 Mar 1829 Bahamas - 19 Dec 1904
28 Apr 1842 Theresa, Jefferson, New York, United States - 03 May 1936
01 May 1850 Hampstead, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States - 15 Nov 1941
20 Mar 1835 Nelson, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States - 07 Nov 1882

B

1910s - 1980s Privacy Level: Private with Public Biography and Family Tree (Yellow)
17 Feb 1917 Cairo, Pratt, Kansas, United States - 17 Sep 2005
abt 01 Jun 1894 North Carolina, USA - 04 Sep 1983
11 Mar 1836 Pennsylvania, United States - 22 Dec 1898
30 Oct 1814 Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA - 20 Mar 1850
11 Oct 1888 Adams, Walsh, ND - 10 Aug 1948 photo
25 Dec 1833 Sharon, Windsor, Vermont, United States, - 13 Jan 1918 photo
28 Feb 1808 Nelson, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States - 16 Sep 1862 photo
25 Nov 1814 Virginia, United States - 20 Jun 1895 photo
20 Jan 1894 Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States - 02 Oct 1984
15 Apr 1806 Saratoga, NY - 15 Mar 1892
12 Feb 1861 - 20 May 1890
23 Aug 1830 Wythe County, Virginia, USA - 09 Mar 1903
21 Apr 1839 New York, United States - 07 Jun 1937
09 Mar 1840 Pennsylvania, United States - 19 Jan 1911
28 Oct 1836 Mount Pleasant Mills, Snyder County, Pennsylvania, USA - 20 Jan 1922
03 Mar 1878 Blue Spring, Randolph, WV - 16 May 1953 photo
abt 1828 Tennessee, United States - 1906
abt 1802 South Carolina, United States
25 Feb 1841 in Wright Co, North Carolina, USA - 13 Sep 1917 photo
04 Sep 1875 Lee Co., Virginia - 27 Mar 1945 photo
25 Aug 1832 Indiana, United States - aft 15 Mar 1894 photo
20 Jan 1840 Montoursville, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States - 09 Mar 1913 photo
13 Dec 1852 Gasconade, Missouri, United States - 17 Nov 1913
11 Nov 1820 Braunschweig, Deutschland - 09 Nov 1892
04 Jun 1803 New York, United States - 30 Oct 1877

C

08 Mar 1827 North Carolina, United States - 10 Oct 1908
23 Oct 1801 Virginia, USA - bef 1870
03 Feb 1799 Wilmington, Windham, Vermont, United States - 08 Jan 1874
05 Sep 1866 Ray Center, Macomb Co., Michigan, USA - 12 Feb 1947
31 Dec 1858 Painesville, Lake Co., Ohio, USA - 30 May 1919 photo
04 May 1874 Woodstock, Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada - 13 Jun 1957 photo
06 Nov 1900 - 21 Oct 1981
14 Jun 1878 Hampton Township, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA - 27 Dec 1924
19 Mar 1882 Greenville, Mercer County, Pennsylvania, USA - 16 May 1955

D

16 Sep 1853 Coosa, Alabama, United States - 27 Mar 1929
18 Feb 1821 Georgia, United States - 11 Aug 1896 photo
20 Sep 1805 Keene, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States - 09 Jul 1884 photo
abt 1804 Surry, Virginia, United States - aft 1837
20 Feb 1858 Garry Owen, Iowa - 20 Jun 1927 photo

F

25 Nov 1837 Seabrook, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States - 25 Dec 1917
29 Jul 1815 Albion, Kennebec, Maine, USA - 21 Nov 1897 photo
24 Dec 1881 Clay Center, Clay, Kansas, United States - 07 Apr 1946 photo

G

02 Nov 1833 Wyoming, New York, United States - 09 Sep 1904 photo

G cont.

17 Jan 1923 Patterson, Pierce, Georgia, United States - 14 Dec 2013
abt 1836 Indian Territory, United States - 03 Oct 1905
1910s - 2000s Privacy Level: Private with Public Biography and Family Tree (Yellow) photo
16 Jun 1738 Connecticut - 12 Aug 1816
21 Feb 1841 Hardin County, Kentucky - 08 Jul 1919 photo

H

13 Sep 1776 Montgomery County, Maryland - 11 May 1844
20 Jan 1887 Fergus Falls, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States - 31 Oct 1979
14 Feb 1840 Circleville, Pendleton County, Virginia (now West Virginia), USA - 10 Mar 1912 photo
31 Aug 1864 Pendleton County, West Virginia, United States - 31 Oct 1945 photo
21 Dec 1913 Cooper Hill, Osage, Missouri, United States - 23 Dec 2002
27 Jun 1865 Olympia, Thurston, Washington, United States - 02 Mar 1927
14 Aug 1889 Madison County, Montana, United States - 04 Oct 1974 photo
18 Feb 1744 Susquehanna River, Lancaster, Pennsylvania - 17 May 1837 photo
26 Jul 1833 Ames Township, Athens, Ohio, United States - 04 Apr 1909
26 Aug 1834 Montreal, Island of Montreal, Lower Canada - 28 Jul 1913

J

06 Sep 1946 Wheat Ridge, Jefferson, Colorado, United States - 24 Oct 1994 photo
29 Jun 1881 Overton County, Tennessee, United States - 18 Oct 1935

K

16 Sep 1827 Frederick, Frederick, Maryland, United States - 12 Jan 1911
11 Apr 1840 Mount Vernon, Knox, Ohio, United States - 07 Nov 1906 photo
24 Sep 1866 Lawrence, Tennessee, United States - 20 Aug 1907
02 Jul 1898 Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States - 02 Feb 1987

L

31 Oct 1926 Edmonson County, Kentucky - 07 Dec 2014
abt 1820 Helena Parish, Louisiana, United States - abt Dec 1893
15 Mar 1854 Steuben County, Indiana - 27 Nov 1922 photo
24 Dec 1861 Tennessee, United States - 18 Oct 1936
09 Dec 1883 Green Hill, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States - 30 Jan 1918
1809 New York - 1873
12 Feb 1809 Sinking Spring Farm, Hodgenville, Hardin County, Kentucky, United States - 15 Apr 1865 photo
1910s - 1980s Privacy Level: Private with Public Family Tree (Yellow) photo
17 Oct 1819 Carroll County, Arkansas, USA - 1879
24 Feb 1801 Shelburne, Chittenden Co., Vermont, USA - 14 Sep 1872 photo

M

21 Aug 1886 Sheridan, Madison County, Montana, United States - 03 Sep 1932
03 Mar 1881 Stillwater, Washington, Minnesota, USA - 24 Jul 1951
20 Sep 1876 Delaware, United States - 04 Jan 1950
26 Jun 1882 Tara Township, Swift County, Minnesota - 09 Jul 1951 photo
07 Feb 1893 Benson, Minnesota - 22 Jan 1963 photo
abt 1849 Taunton, Massachusetts - 10 Feb 1896
11 Jan 1862 Colden, Erie, New York, United States - 18 Aug 1933
04 Jul 1814 Cumberland, North Carolina, United States - 29 Jan 1904
abt 1857 Winston, Mississippi, United States
May 1862 Hazelwood, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States - 26 Sep 1918
13 Sep 1878 Edmonson County, Kentucky - 17 Oct 1949
22 Dec 1830 Edmonson County, Kentucky - 07 Apr 1902 photo
24 Aug 1832 Chautauqua, New York, United States - 24 Oct 1903
1803 Cumberland, North Carolina, United States - 08 Jan 1867
15 Feb 1808 New York, New York, United States - 24 Oct 1855 photo
15 Jan 1845 Stewart Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States - 03 Apr 1913 photo

M cont.

06 Aug 1872 Bee Spring, Edmonson, Kentucky - 01 Jan 1934
25 May 1865 Bee Spring, Edmonson County, Kentucky - 21 Jul 1950

N

31 Jan 1840 Poland, Trumbull, Ohio, United States - 12 Sep 1912
03 May 1805 Pownal, Cumberland County, Maine, USA - 10 May 1878

P

07 Jun 1834 New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States - 30 Dec 1902
16 Apr 1829 Ashe, North Carolina, United States - 03 Jul 1918
abt 1833 Ashe, North Carolina, United States - abt 28 Apr 1864
abt 1858 Indiana
28 Apr 1784 Virginia, USA - 03 May 1843
abt 27 Aug 1778 Bristol, Rhode Island, United States - 23 Jun 1849
06 Oct 1858 Dooly County, Georgia, United States - 03 Oct 1921
17 Oct 1895 Illinois, United States - 29 May 1984

R

23 Apr 1905 Dakota City, Dakota, Nebraska, USA - 15 Mar 1993
abt 1795 Wake County, North Carolina
abt 1876 Indiana, United States - 01 Jul 1963
10 Jul 1867 Grand River Township, Carroll, Missouri, United States - 22 Aug 1938 photo

S

18 Feb 1878 Kaiserslautern, Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany
28 Nov 1830 Brewster, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States - 26 Feb 1914 photo
Jul 1836 Ohio, United States - 13 Oct 1912
abt 1845 Tennessee, United States - 22 Mar 1923
22 Apr 1872 Broadwell, Logan, Illinois - 24 Mar 1943
abt 1813 New York, United States - 27 Jul 1898
24 Jun 1895 Allen County, Indiana, USA - Sep 1972 photo
18 Nov 1871 Fairfield, Jefferson, Iowa, USA - 10 Oct 1940
28 Jun 1893 Zamora, Yolo, California, United States - 09 May 1967
17 Dec 1920 Key West, Monroe, Florida, United States - 30 Dec 2011 photo
abt 1810 Rutherford County, North Carolina - 20 Mar 1883 photo
abt 14 May 1824 New York City, New York, United States - 16 Feb 1911 photo
23 Nov 1741 near Antrim, Ireland - 1836 photo
abt 1788 - bef 22 Nov 1876

T

05 Jan 1866 Clay Township, Dearborn, Indiana, United States - 31 Dec 1944 photo
08 Apr 1867 Iredell County, NC - 20 Jan 1924
21 May 1773 Massachusetts Bay Colony - 20 Oct 1842
18 Aug 1916 Melrose, Stearns County, Minnesota - 05 Aug 2004
08 Aug 1927 St. Joseph's, Nashua, Hillsborough, New Hampshire - 01 Jan 2012 photo
1840 New York, United States - 21 Apr 1923
06 Aug 1839 Marble Hill, Moore, Tennessee, United States - 04 Jan 1933
20 Apr 1876 Putnam County, Missouri - 02 Jan 1956
19 May 1798 Deerfield, Deerfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States - 06 Jan 1848
12 Dec 1876 Tryonville, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States - 26 Apr 1956
27 Oct 1837 Rehrersburg, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States - 10 Jul 1917
abt 1826 New York, United States - 14 Aug 1895
abt 28 Feb 1837 Moira, Franklin, New York, United States - 08 May 1907

W

19 Aug 1871 Hiram, Portage, Ohio, United States - 18 Oct 1920
04 Jul 1887 Hector, Renville, Minnesota, United States - 10 Oct 1969
13 Nov 1838 Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom - 14 Apr 1922

Y

08 Aug 1769 Brunswick County, Virginia - 23 Jul 1841




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