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Walter Folger Brown
Birth: May 31, 1869
Death: Jan. 26, 1961

Presidential Cabinet Secretary. Born in Massillon, Ohio, he was a prominent lawyer when he was selected Assistant Secretary of Commerce serving (1927-29). In 1929, President Herbert Hoover appointed him Postmaster General of the United States. While in office, he secured a reduction of air mail rates and a consolidation of air mail routes-policies that aided the development of commercial aviation. After he left office in 1933, he was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in Ohio in 1940 and served as president of the Toledo Humane Society (1911-61). He died at age 91 in Toledo, Ohio. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Katharin Hafer Brown (1872 - 1960)*
 
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Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Toledo
Lucas County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section 14
 
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Record added: Jul 09, 2000
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