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Samuel Osgood
1st United States Postmaster General
In office
September 26, 1789 – August, 1791
Preceded by (none)
Succeeded by Timothy Pickering
Personal details
Born February 3, 1747
Andover, Massachusetts, USA
Died August 12, 1813
New York City, New York, USA
Political party Federalist
Profession Politician, Lawyer

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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