George von Lengerke Meyer 1910 Meyer family photo

George von Lengerke Meyer 1910

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United States Postmaster General and later Secretary of the Navy, George von Lengerke Meyer. He was Postmaster General(1907 - 1909) under President Teddy Roosevelt and Secretary of the Navy (1909 - 1 ... show more

United States Postmaster General and later Secretary of the Navy, George von Lengerke Meyer. He was Postmaster General(1907 - 1909) under President Teddy Roosevelt and Secretary of the Navy (1909 - 1913) under President Taft.

As Postmaster General, he oversaw the introduction of the first vending machines for postal stamps!

Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress, Bain News Service, publisher

Suzanne Williams Neat photo!
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