Samuel Osgood facts for kids
|4th United States Postmaster General|
September 26, 1789 – August 12, 1791
|Preceded by||Ebenezer Hazard|
|Succeeded by||Timothy Pickering|
February 3, 1747|
Andover, Massachusetts, British America
(now North Andover)
|Died||August 12, 1813
New York City, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Martha Brandon (1775–1778)
Maria Bowne Franklin (1786–1813)
|Education||Harvard University (BA)|
Samuel Osgood (February 3, 1747 – August 12, 1813) was an American merchant and statesman from Andover, Massachusetts. He served in the Massachusetts and New York state legislatures, represented Massachusetts in the Continental Congress and was the first Postmaster General under the United States Constitution.
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