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 - Served 30 Years in Northeast Decatur Lindamood...
Served 30 Years in Northeast Decatur Lindamood For the first time in 30 years, William T. Lindamood will jiot be delivering Christmas mail to residents in northeast Decatur. The veteran letter carrier retired Dec. 1 after 30 years of service. For. most of that, time he has remained in-the same neighborhood, preferring to stay where he knew his patrons and could give the best service. His route is bounded by North Main,' Condit, Division, and Broadway Streets. Lindamood' is" now spending his time catching ; up on .work around his home at 138 E. Division St. and he plans a trip to California soon. - He began carrying mail in the east part of Decatur as a substitute Retires as Mail Carrier ,iU William T. Lindamood , in November, 1924, and became a regular in January, 1925. He is a' veteran 'of World War I and a member of the American Legion and National Association of Letter Carriers. His wife has been active in the NACL auxiliary, holding local and state offices. ' Lindamood recalls his first year as a Decatur mail man. He deliver ed mail from 1 1 a.m. to 3 p.m. drove a truck to pick -up mail from substations for two hours and then finished the day with two more, hours on foot, collecting mail from downtown collection boxes. Except for the usual number of dog bites and . falls on slippery porches ' Lindamood's career as a mail man has. been uneventful but chaiacterized by dependable service to the residents on his route. . T

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  1. The Decatur Herald,
  2. 07 Dec 1954, Tue,
  3. Page 3

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