York, PA

PO York PA

Large post offices in small to medium-sized towns were often a visual reminder of the clout of the town’s congressman. With this postcard, Rep. Daniel Franklin Lafean (1861-1922) baldly reminded his constituents that he brought home the bacon. Born in York, Lafean made candy and was a banker before serving in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1903 to 1913, and 1915 to 1917. Below, the post office that the one shown above replaced.

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