William F. Bolger

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William F. Bolger in 1984

William F. Bolger (March 13, 1923 – August 21, 1989) was the 65th Postmaster General of the United States from March 15, 1978 to January 1, 1985. He was born in Waterbury, Connecticut. He was the second career postal employee to attain the rank of Postmaster General.[1]

The Bolger Conference Center in Potomac, MD is named after Postmaster General Bolger.


  1. ^ Saxon, Wolfgang (22 August 1989). "EX-POSTMASTER, WILLIAM BOLGER, IS DEAD AT 66". New York Times. Retrieved 15 July 2012. 
Government offices
Preceded by
Benjamin F. Bailar
United States Postmaster General
March 15, 1978 – January 1, 1985
Succeeded by
Paul N. Carlin