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Lexington’s first peacetime female mail carrier, 1963

Posted on August 14, 2016 | in Uncategorized | by
Ruby Flynn, 412 Price Road, was named substitute city letter carrier for the Lexington Post Office becoming the city's first peace time woman mail carrier in October 1963. Postmaster William Cecil said that all carriers begin as substitutes and generally serve on different routes before being assigned to a regular one. Mrs. Flynn, mother of six children, did civilian work with the Navy Department during World War II. Published in the Lexington Leader October 3, 1963.

Ruby Flynn was named a substitute city letter carrier for the Lexington Post Office in October 1963, becoming the city’s first peacetime female mail carrier. Postmaster William Cecil said all carriers begin as substitutes and generally serve on various routes before being assigned to a regular one. Flynn, the mother of six children, did civilian work with the Navy Department during World War II. Published in the Lexington Leader on Oct. 3, 1963.

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