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Frank_H._Hitchcock

Frank H. Hitchcock

Frank Harris Hitchcock (October 5, 1867August 25, 1935), was chairman of Republican National Committee from 1908 to 1909.

He was then Postmaster General of the United States under President William Howard Taft from 1909 to 1913. He is credited with establishing the first U.S. airmail service. As Postmaster General, he made prosecution of mail fraud a top priority, and led a major crackdown on people using the mails to sell shares in worthless companies.

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