The U.S. Postal Service was one of many American institutions that offered an annuity to its employees upon retirement, and it continues to do so to this day. The Annuity Museum owns a three-part exhibit on this topic, consisting of a letter congratulating a Mr. Fred Landers of Schenectady, New York, upon his retirement, a signed photo of the Postmaster General, and a separate sheet guaranteeing Landers a lifetime annuity.
The CollectionU.S. Postal Service Annuity Documents
Post Office annuities were and are financially generous, and such benefits are a key feature of Post Office employment, continuing to attract employees to the present day.