Gronouski, John A.

JFK-LBJ Postmaster General, 1st Polish-American Cabinet member

Price: $20.00

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(1919-1996) Postmaster General 1963-65 (JFK-LBJ). In 1960 the Wisconsin state commissioner of taxation supported John F. Kennedy and was appointed Postmaster General, the first Polish-American Cabinet officer. As Postmaster General, he promoted the original five-digit zip code system, and worked to end racial discrimination against postal employees. Left office in 1965 when President Johnson appointed him US Ambassador to Poland. In 1969, he was asked by Johnson to become founding dean of the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin. ISP, 10 x 7 b&w glossy portrait as Postmaster General at his desk holding pipe in one hand, a paper in the other, flags behind him. Inscribed with sentiment on white border below image.

Condition: Very good
Type:Photograph






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