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Samuel Osgood
4th United States Postmaster General
In office
September 26, 1789 – August 12, 1791
President George Washington
Preceded by Ebenezer Hazard
Succeeded by Timothy Pickering
Personal details
Born (1747-02-03)February 3, 1747
Andover, Massachusetts, British America
(now North Andover)
Died August 12, 1813(1813-08-12) (aged 66)
New York City, U.S.
Political party Federalist
Spouse(s) Martha Brandon (1775–1778)
Maria Bowne Franklin (1786–1813)
Children 6
Relatives Vanderbilt family
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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