American Lung Association Founder Honored With New U.S. Postage Stamp

May 17th, 2008

As part of its Distinguished Americans series, the U.S. Postal Service has released a new 76-cent stamp that honors Dr. Edward Livingston Trudeau (1848-1915), the founder and first president of the National Association for the Study and Prevention of Tuberculosis, the precursor to the American Lung Association.

The stamp bearing Dr. Trudeau's portrait is the U.S. Postal Service's 11th issuance in the Distinguished Americans series.