Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum


 Profile of  Jesse M. Donaldson
Jesse
Brief profile :
First Assistant to the Postmaster General, 1945-1947
Postmaster General, 1947-1953
 
Personal Papers :  Jesse M. Donaldson Papers
 
Online Photos: Donaldson photos
 
Biographical sketch :  
1885 (August 17) Born, Shelbyville, Illinois
1908-1915 Postal employee and supervisor in Illinois and Oklahoma
1915-1933 Post Office Inspector and Inspector in Charge, Chattanooga, Tennessee and Kansas City, Missouri
1933-1936 Deputy Second Assistant to the Postmaster General
1936-1943 Deputy First Assistant to the Postmaster General
1943-1945 Chief Post Office Inspector
1945-1947 First Assistant to the Postmaster General
1947-1953 Postmaster General
1970 (March 24) Died, Kansas City, Missouri