Samuel Osgood

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Samuel Osgood
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4th United States Postmaster General
In office
September 26, 1789 – August 12, 1791
PresidentGeorge Washington
Preceded byEbenezer Hazard
Succeeded byTimothy Pickering
Personal details
Born(1747-02-03)February 3, 1747
Andover, Massachusetts, British America
(now North Andover)
DiedAugust 12, 1813(1813-08-12) (aged 66)
New York City, U.S.
Political partyFederalist
Spouse(s)Martha Brandon (1775–1778)
Maria Bowne Franklin (1786–1813)
Children6
RelativesVanderbilt family
EducationHarvard University (BA)

Samuel Osgood (February 3, 1747 – August 12, 1813) was an American merchant and statesman from Andover, Massachusetts. He served in the Massachusetts and New York state legislatures, represented Massachusetts in the Continental Congress and was the first Postmaster General under the United States Constitution.