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Encyclopedia > Henry C. Payne
For other people with the same name, see Henry Payne.
Henry Clay Payne


In office
January 9, 1902 – October 4, 1904
Preceded by Charles E. Smith
Succeeded by Robert J. Wynne

Born November 23, 1843(1843-11-23)
Ashfield, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died October 4, 1904 (aged 60)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Political party Republican
Profession Politician

Henry Clay Payne (November 23, 1843October 4, 1904) was U.S. Postmaster General from 1902 to 1904 under Pres. Theodore Roosevelt. He died in office and was buried at Forest Home Cemetery in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was also a chairman of the Republican National Committee. Image File history File links Broom_icon. ... Henry Clay Payne (October 15, 1867–October 4, 1904) was U.S. Postmaster General from 1902 to 1904 under Pres. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The United States Postmaster General is the executive head of the United States Postal Service. ... is the 9th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1902 (MCMII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday [1] of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... is the 277th day of the year (278th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1904 (MCMIV) was a leap year starting on a Friday (see link for calendar). ... Charles Emory Smith (February 18, 1842 _ January 19, 1908), American journalist and political leader, was born in Mansfield, Connecticut. ... Robert Wynne (1851 - 1922) was a U.S. administrator. ... is the 327th day of the year (328th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1843 (MDCCCXLIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Ashfield is a town located in Franklin County, Massachusetts. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... is the 277th day of the year (278th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1904 (MCMIV) was a leap year starting on a Friday (see link for calendar). ... For other uses, see Washington, D.C. (disambiguation). ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... The Republican Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States of America, along with the Democratic Party. ... The Politics series Politics Portal This box:      A politician is an individual who is a formally recognized and active member of a government, or a person who influences the way a society is governed through an understanding of political power and group dynamics. ... is the 327th day of the year (328th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1843 (MDCCCXLIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... is the 277th day of the year (278th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1904 (MCMIV) was a leap year starting on a Friday (see link for calendar). ... The Postmaster General is the executive head of the United States Postal Service. ... Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. ... Landmark Chapel Forest Home Cemetery located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin is the final resting place of many of the citys famed beer barons, politicians and social elite. ... For other places with the same name, see Milwaukee (disambiguation). ... The Republican National Committee (RNC) provides national leadership for the Republican Party of the United States. ...


Payne was born in Ashfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts on November 23, 1843, though his birth is seldomly listed incorrectly as September 23. he spent his youth in Massachusetts, and attempted to enlist for the Union Army, but he was rejected from service due to poor health. In 1859, he graduated from the Academy of Shelburne Falls. In 1863, he moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where he found work as a dry goods merchant. Ashfield is a town located in Franklin County, Massachusetts. ... Franklin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... is the 327th day of the year (328th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1843 (MDCCCXLIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... is the 266th day of the year (267th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... The 21st Michigan Infantry, a company of Shermans veterans. ... For other places with the same name, see Milwaukee (disambiguation). ...

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In 1872 he began his political career with the Young Men's Republican Club of Milwaukee County. He worked his way up to become secretary and then chairman for the organization. In 1876, Payne was appointed Postmaster of Milwaukee, a position he held for the next ten years. He transferred his organizational skills to his next position as president of Wisconsin Telephone Company in 1885, and successively served as director for the First National Bank of Milwaukee and president of the Milwaukee and Northern Railroad, Milwaukee Electric Railway and Light Company and the Milwaukee and Cream City Traction Company. In 1893 he was elected president of the American Street Railway Association in recognition for his service to the street railways of Milwaukee, and later in August 1893, he was appointed receiver for the bankrupt Northern Pacific Railway. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Wisconsin Energy Corporation (NYSE: WEC) is a company based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin that provides electricity and natural gas throughout Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. ... Bankruptcy is a legally declared inability or impairment of ability of an individual or organization to pay their creditors. ... The Northern Pacific Railway (AAR reporting marks NP) was a railway that operated in the north-central region of the United States. ...


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Political offices
Preceded by
Charles E. Smith
United States Postmaster General
January 9, 1902 – October 4, 1904
Succeeded by
Robert J. Wynne
Party political offices
Preceded by
Mark Hanna
Chairman of the Republican National Committee
1904
Succeeded by
George B. Cortelyou

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