Southern Regional Postmaster General Frank Marcum Sommerkamp III

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Title

Southern Regional Postmaster General Frank Marcum Sommerkamp III

Alternative Title

Regional Postmaster General Frank Sommerkamp

Subject

Post offices

Description

Frank Marcum Sommerkamp III (ca. 1924-2008), the Regional Postmaster General of the Southern District during the Gerald Ford Administration. Born in Washington, Sommerkamp served in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II, earning the Distinguished Flying Cross. At the time that this photograph was taken in the 1970s, Sommerkamp was serving as a Regional Postmaster General in the U.S. Postal Service (USPS). He was eventually promoted to Senior Assistant Postmaster General in Research and Technology, a position that he held until his retirement in 1980.

Source

Original black and white photograph: Private Collection of Texann Ivy Buck.

Date Created

ca. 1975

Contributor

Buck, Texann Ivy

Is Referenced By

"Letter from A. B. Cleveland to All Sectional Center Managers of Tampa Districts (November 25, 1975)." RICHES of Central Florida. https://richesmi.cah.ucf.edu/omeka/items/show/7622.

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image/jpg

Extent

138 KB

Medium

1 black and white photograph

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Tampa, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by Texann Ivy Buck and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Curator

Stoddard, James

Digital Collection

Source Repository

Private Collection of Texann Ivy Buck

External Reference

"Frank M. Sommerkamp III: Postal Service Executive." The Washington Post, June 3, 2008, page 1. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/06/02/AR2008060202775.html.
"Frank M. Sommerkamp III: Postal Service Executive." The Washington Post, June 3, 2008, page 2. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/06/02/AR2008060202775_2.html.

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