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 Frank Wyman

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Frank Wyman

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Death 24 Apr 1924 (aged 73)
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Plot Block 20 Lot 34/1391/2288
Memorial ID 27085244 View Source

Frank Wyman was the 22nd postmaster of St. Louis (1903-1909). After beginning his career in 1867 with the firm of Waters, Simmons & Company (later known as the Simmons Hardware Company), Wyman resigned in 1902 after 37 years. A number of prominent St. Louis businessmen endorsed him for the postmaster's position, believing that his business methods would serve well in the post. He presided over the operation of the post office during the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition and opened a branch post office on the fairgrounds and helped preside over the ceremonies when the post office issued a series of commemorative stamps honoring Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe and others associated with the Louisiana Purchase and its centennial.


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  • Created by: Connie Nisinger
  • Added: 25 May 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 27085244
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/27085244/frank-wyman : accessed ), memorial page for Frank Wyman (25 Jul 1850–24 Apr 1924), Find a Grave Memorial ID 27085244, citing Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Connie Nisinger (contributor 74) .