Robert Wynne

Robert John Wynne ( born November 18, 1851 in New York City; † March 11, 1922 in Washington DC ) was an American politician ( Republican), who held the office of the U.S. Postmaster General in the Cabinet of President Theodore Roosevelt.

Robert Wynne lost his father at a young age. So he had to pay for the upkeep of the family care and found a job at a telegraph office. In this profession he rose with time and finally brought it to the chief telegraph operator in the Atlantic and Pacific Telegraph Company. He later moved to Washington to work as a telegraph for the Cincinnati Gazette.

First points of contact with the policy, there was 1891, when Robert Wynne the personal secretary of the U.S. Treasury Charles Foster was, for whom he worked until the end of the Presidency of Benjamin Harrison in 1893. He then returned first in the newspaper industry.

In 1902 Wynne eventually became member of the government. He was appointed Deputy Postmaster General, before he had become in 1904 after the death of Henry C. Payne as Minister in the Cabinet Roosevelt. He filled these posts, until 1905; after the end of the first term of President Roosevelt called this Wynne consul of the United States in the UK. This he remained until 1909.