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 Will H. Hays

Will H. Hays

Birth
Sullivan, Sullivan County, Indiana, USA
Death 7 Mar 1954 (aged 74)
Sullivan, Sullivan County, Indiana, USA
Burial Sullivan, Sullivan County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 1715 · View Source
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Presidential Cabinet Secretary. Served as United States Postmaster General from 1921 to 1922. He was an Indiana lawyer who was elected Republican National Chairman at age 38 in 1918. A few years later, he became "Movie Czar" of Hollywood as head of its self-censorship system. He is credited with establishing standards of good taste in the film industry which pulled Hollywood out of the scandals of the 1920's.

Bio by: Debra A. Felger


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  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 1715
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Will H. Hays (5 Nov 1879–7 Mar 1954), Find A Grave Memorial no. 1715, citing Center Ridge Cemetery, Sullivan, Sullivan County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .