The " Postoffice Department" was established by the old Congress.

Name

From State of

In whose Cabinet Appointed

Samuel Osgood

Massachusetts

George Washington

1789

Timothy Pickering

Pennsylvania

George Washington

1791

Joseph Habersham

Georgia

George Washington

1795

Joseph Habersham

Georgia

John Adams

1797

Joseph Habersham

Georgia

Thomas Jefferson

1801

Gideon Granger

Connecticut

Thomas Jefferson

1802

Gideon Granger

Connecticut

James Madison

1809

Return J. Meigs, Jr.

Ohio

James Madison

1814

Return J. Meigs, Jr.

Ohio

James Monroe

1817

John McLean

Ohio

James Monroe

1823

John McLean

Ohio

John Q. Adams

1825

William T. Barry

Kentucky

Andrew Jackson

1829

Amos Kendall

Kentucky

Andrew Jackson

1835

Amos Kendall

Kentucky

Martin Van Buren

1837

John M. Niles

Connecticut

Martin Van Buren

1840

Francis Granger

New York

William H. Harrison

1841

Charles A. Wiekliffe

Kentucky

John Tyler

1841

Cave Johnson

Tennessee

James. K. Polk

1845

Jacob Collamer

Vermont

Zachary Taylor

1849

Nathan K. Hall

New York

Millard Fillmore

1850

Samuel D. Hubbard

Connecticut

Millard Fillmore

1852

James Campbell

Pennsylvania

Franklin Pierce

1853

Aaron V. Brown

Tennessee

Jame3 Buchanan

1857

Joseph Holt

Kentucky

James Buchanan

1859

Horatio King

Maine

James Buchanan

1861

Montgomery Blair

Maryland

Abraham Lincoln

1861

William Dennison

Ohio

Abraham Lincoln

1864

Alexander W. Randall Wisconsin

Andrew Johnson

1866

John A. Cresswell

Maryland

Ulysses S. Grant

1869

Marshall Jewell

Connecticut

Ulysses 8. Grant

1874

James N. Tyner

Indiana

Ulysses S. Grant

1876

David McK. Key

Tennessee

Rutherford B. Hayes

1877

Horace Mayard

Tennessee

Rutherford B. Hayes

1880

Thomas L. James

New York

James A. Garfield

1881

Timothy 0. Howe

Wisconsin

Chester A. Arthur

1881

Walter Q. Gresham

Indiana

Chester A. Arthur

1883

Frank Hatton

Chester A. Arthur

1884

William F. Vilas

Wisconsin

Grover Cleveland

1885

Don M. Dickinson

Michigan

Grover Cleveland

1887

John Wanamaker

Pennsylvania

Benjamin Harrison

1889