Bio: Robert Lorin Phinney (b. 1910) was a friend of President Lyndon B. Johnson. He was the postmaster in Austin, Texas from 1947 to 1952, and a district director of the Internal Revenue Service after 1952.
LBJ Connection: Long-time friend and political associate of LBJ; Director, District 9, Works Progress Administration, 1935-1940; Postmaster, Austin, 1947-1952; District Director, Internal Revenue Service, Austin
Phinney, Robert L. (Robert Lorin), 1910-,
Biographical info page,
LBJ Presidential Library,
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