Hubert Work – Colonel, United States Army Government Official

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Work, Hubert (1860-1942) Born in Marion Center, Pennsylvania, July 3, 1860. Colorado Republican state chair, 1912; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Republican National Committee from Colorado, 1920; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1928-29; U.S. Postmaster General, 1922-23; U.S. Secretary of the Interior, 1923-28. Died in Denver, Colorado, December 14, 1942.


Born July 3, 1860. Died December 14, 1942. U.S. Postmaster General, 1922-23 and the U.S. Secretary of the Interior, 1923-28. Arlington National Cemetery , Arlington, Virginia. Specific Interment Location: section 4.


U.S. public official and doctor, born in Marion Center, Pennsylvania.; M.D. University of Pennsylvania 1885; settled in Colorado, founding Woodcroft Hospital in Pueblo 1896; active in Republican party; U.S. Army Medical Corps during World War I; president, American Medical Association 1920; assistant postmaster general 1921-22, postmaster general under President Harding 1922-23, secretary of the interior under Presidents Harding and Coolidge 1923-28; while secretary of the interior, citizenship was granted to American Indians; chairman of Republican national committee 1928-29.

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