|73rd United States Postmaster General|
January 14, 2011 – February 1, 2015
|Preceded by||John Potter|
|Succeeded by||Megan Brennan|
|Born||Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.|
|Alma mater||University of Pittsburgh
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Patrick R. Donahoe was the 73rd United States Postmaster General, having been appointed to the post on October 25, 2010. A 35–year veteran of the Postal Service, he reported to the Postal Service Board of Governors. Prior to being Postmaster, Donahoe served as the 19th deputy postmaster general. He entered the Postal Service as a clerk in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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Appointed Postmaster General by the Postal Service Board of Governors in October, 2010, Mr. Donahoe began his 37-year USPS career as a clerk in Pittsburgh, PA. ...[dead link]
- "AllGov - Officials". Retrieved 2014-09-30.
- Bigalke, Jay (November 14, 2014). "First woman postmaster general starts Feb. 1". Linn's Stamp News. Retrieved November 15, 2014.
- "U.S. Postal Service Selects First Female Postmaster General". Time. November 14, 2014. Retrieved November 15, 2014.
- Nawaguna, Elvina (November 14, 2014). "U.S. Postmaster General Donahoe to retire; Megan Brennan to succeed". Reuters. Retrieved November 15, 2014.
- "Postal Service Board of Governors selects Megan Brennan as 74th Postmaster General and CEO of the United States Postal Service" (Press release). United States Postal Service. November 14, 2014. Retrieved November 15, 2014.
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