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Walter Folger Brown

Walter Folger Brown
Personal data
Date of birthMay 31, 1869
Place of birthMassillon, Ohio, U.S.
Date of deathJanuary 26, 1961(age 91)
Place of deathU.S.
Political partyRepublican
SpouseKatharin Hafer Brown
ProfessionPolitician
49th United States Postmaster General
In officeMarch 5, 1929 - March 4, 1933
Succeeded byJames A. Farley
Preceded byHarry S. New

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Walter Folger Brown (May 31, 1869 - January 26, 1961) was Postmaster General of the United States from 1929 through 1933 under Herbert Hoover. He was best known for his involvement in the Air Mail scandal. He was also a delegate to the Republican National Convention in Ohio in 1940 and 1944 and served as president of the Toledo Humane Society from 1911 to 1961.




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