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 James Edward Day

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James Edward Day Famous memorial

Birth
Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois, USA
Death
29 Oct 1996 (aged 82)
Hunt Valley, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA
Burial
Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Plot
Row L, Lot 27 Upper, Site 4
Memorial ID
16662337 View Source

Parents:
- James Allmond Day (1869 - 1968)
- Frances Edna Wilmot Day (1887 - 1954)

Married Mary Louise (Burgess) Day

Children:
- James Edward Day [1948-1975]
- Geraldine Day Zurn
- Mary Louise Day

US Postmaster General
President Kennedy appointed him U.S. Postmaster General in 1961. During his tenure, he implemented the ZIP code and worked to eliminate the circulation of pornography in the mails. Day was known for his wit and after leaving office in 1963 he published several memoirs and a work of fiction in addition to practicing law. The Association for Postal Commerce's "J. Edward Day Award" is named for him.

Parents:
- James Allmond Day (1869 - 1968)
- Frances Edna Wilmot Day (1887 - 1954)

Married Mary Louise (Burgess) Day

Children:
- James Edward Day [1948-1975]
- Geraldine Day Zurn
- Mary Louise Day

US Postmaster General
President Kennedy appointed him U.S. Postmaster General in 1961. During his tenure, he implemented the ZIP code and worked to eliminate the circulation of pornography in the mails. Day was known for his wit and after leaving office in 1963 he published several memoirs and a work of fiction in addition to practicing law. The Association for Postal Commerce's "J. Edward Day Award" is named for him.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Bill McKern
  • Added: 15 Nov 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 16662337
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/16662337/james-edward-day: accessed ), memorial page for James Edward Day (11 Oct 1914–29 Oct 1996), Find a Grave Memorial ID 16662337, citing Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.