Wayne Coy

Albert Wayne Coy (November 23, 1903 September 24, 1957) served as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission from December 29, 1947, to February 21, 1952.[1]

Wayne Coy
Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission
In office
December 29, 1947  February 21, 1952
PresidentHarry S. Truman
Preceded byPaul A. Walker
Succeeded byPaul A. Walker
Personal details
Albert Wayne Coy

November 23, 1903
DiedSeptember 24, 1957
Political partyDemocratic

During World War II, he served as a Liaison Officer for the Office for Emergency Management, and as a special assistant to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.[2][3]

Government offices
Preceded by
Paul Atlee Walker
Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission
December 1947February 1952
Succeeded by
Paul Atlee Walker


  1. "Commissioners from 1934 to Present". Federal Communications Commission. 2013-06-05. Retrieved 2017-05-13.
  2. "The Papers of (Albert) Wayne Coy". FDR Presidential Library and Museum.
  3. "A. Wayne Coy". Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2018-05-18.

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