HESS, Beecher

1891–1980

Biography

HESS, Beecher, a Postmaster from Ohio; born in Highland County, Ohio; August 19, 1891; educated in the public schools; B.A., Lebanon University (National Normal University), Lebanon, Ohio; high school principal, 1911–1915; executive secretary, Cincinnati, Ohio chamber of commerce; businessperson; professional advocate; Librarian, United States House of Representatives Library, 1947–1949; House minority staff, 1949–1953; elected Postmaster of the United States House of Representatives for the Eighty-third Congress (January 3, 1953–January 5, 1955); House minority postmaster, 1955–1963; died on April 21, 1980, in Middletown, Ohio; interment at Beechwood Cemetery, Morning Sun, Ohio.

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