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 Samuel Osgood

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Samuel Osgood

Birth
Andover, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 12 Aug 1813 (aged 66)
New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Lot 6634, Section 49
Memorial ID 58818279 View Source

Appointed first Postmaster General of the United States in 1789 by George Washington. Osgood's NYC home became, at his insistence, the first executive mansion. Osgood was also the first president of the City Bank of New York, forerunner of today's Citigroup.

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