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Walter Folger Brown

Walter Folger Brown
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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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Political offices
Preceded by
Harry S. New
United States Postmaster General
Served under: Herbert Hoover

March 5, 1929 - March 4, 1933
Succeeded by
James A. Farley

United States Postmasters General

ConfederalFranklin * Bache * Hazard
FederalOsgood * Pickering * Habersham * G. Granger * Meigs * McLean
Cabinet levelBarry * Kendall * Niles * F. Granger * Wickliffe * Johnson * Collamer * Hall * Hubbard * Campbell * A. Brown * Holt * King * Blair * Dennison * Randall * Creswell * Marshall * Jewell * Tyner * Key * Maynard * James * Howe * Gresham * Hatton * Vilas * Dickinson * Wanamaker * Bissell * Wilson * Gary * Smith * Payne * Wynne * Cortelyou * Meyer * Hitchcock * Burleson * Hays * Work * New * W. Brown * Farley * Walker * Hannegan * Donaldson * Summerfield * Day * Gronouski * O'Brien * Watson * Blount
U.S. Postal ServiceBlount * Klassen * Bailar * Bolger * Carlin * Casey * Tisch * Frank * Runyon * Henderson * Potter

Cabinet of President Herbert Hoover (1929 1933)

Vice PresidentCharles Curtis (1929 1933)
Secretary of StateFrank B. Kellogg (1929) * Henry L. Stimson (1929 1933)
Secretary of WarJames William Good (1929) * Patrick J. Hurley (1929 1933)
Secretary of the TreasuryAndrew W. Mellon (1929 1932) * Ogden L. Mills (1932 1933)
Attorney GeneralWilliam D. Mitchell (1929 1933)
Postmaster GeneralWalter Folger Brown (1929 1933)
Secretary of the NavyCharles Francis Adams III (1929 1933)
Secretary of the InteriorRay Lyman Wilbur (1929 1933)
Secretary of the AgricultureArthur M. Hyde (1929 1933)
Secretary of CommerceRobert P. Lamont (1929 1932) * Roy D. Chapin (1932 1933)
Secretary of LaborJames J. Davis (1929 1930) * William N. Doak (1930 1933)



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