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United States Postmaster general (1838-1922)wd:Q921045
country of citizenship: United States of America
language of expression: English
occupation: merchant, politician
position held: United States Postmaster General
John Wanamaker (July 11, 1838 – December 12, 1922) was an American merchant and religious, civic and political figure, considered by some to be a proponent of advertising and a "pioneer in marketing". He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and served as U.S. Postmaster General during the term of U.S. President Benjamin Harrison from 1889 to 1893.
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