Wayne Coy

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Wayne Coy
Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission
In office
December 29, 1947 – February 21, 1952
President Harry S. Truman
Preceded by Paul A. Walker
Succeeded by Paul A. Walker
Personal details
Born Albert Wayne Coy
November 23, 1903
Died September 24, 1957
Political party Democratic

Albert Wayne Coy (November 23, 1903 – September 24, 1957) served as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission from December 29, 1947, to February 21, 1952.[1]

During World War II, he served as a Liaison Officer for the Office for Emergency Management, and as a special assistant to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.[2][3]

Government offices
Preceded by
Paul Atlee Walker
Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission
December 1947–February 1952
Succeeded by
Paul Atlee Walker


  1. ^ "Commissioners from 1934 to Present". Federal Communications Commission. 2013-06-05. Retrieved 2017-05-13. 
  2. ^ "The Papers of (Albert) Wayne Coy". FDR Presidential Library and Museum. 
  3. ^ "A. Wayne Coy". Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2018-05-18. 

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