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James Edward Day
Birth: Oct. 11, 1914
Morgan County
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 29, 1996
Hunt Valley
Baltimore County
Maryland, USA

- James Allmond Day [1869-1968]
- Frances Edna (Wilmot) Day [1887-1954]

Married Mary Louise (Burgess) Day on July 2, 1941 in Evanston, IL

- James Edward Day [1948-1975]
- Geraldine Day Zurn
- Mary Louise Day

Presidential Cabinet Member.

Known as J. Edward Day, he attended Harvard Law School and practiced law in Chicago.

He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

In the 1950s he was active in the campaigns of Adlai Stevenson.

President Kennedy appointed him U.S. Postmaster General in 1961. During his tenure, he implemented the ZIP code and worked to eliminate the circulation of pornography in the mails.

Day was known for his wit and after leaving office in 1963 he published several memoirs and a work of fiction in addition to practicing law. The Association for Postal Commerce's J. Edward Day Award is named for him.
Family links: 
  James Allmond Day (1869 - 1968)
  Frances Edna Wilmot Day (1887 - 1954)
  Mary Louise Burgess Day (1917 - 2012)
  James Edward Day (1948 - 1975)*
*Calculated relationship
Monocacy Cemetery
Montgomery County
Maryland, USA
Plot: Row L, Lot 27 Upper, Site 4
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Bill McKern
Record added: Nov 15, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16662337
James Edward Day
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James Edward Day
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James Edward Day
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Thank you for your service. Rest in peace.
 Added: Mar. 18, 2014

- Tracey Reid
 Added: Oct. 29, 2013

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