Reading time: 2 minutesThanks to the USPS for compiling this list, view original article here. Famous Postal Workers Most people know that Benjamin Franklin worked for the Postal Service, but did you know that Bing Crosby and Walt Disney did too? For most of the people on this list, postal work came before fame. Walt Disney | Film producer, theme park creator Substitute carrier, Chicago, IL, and Christmas temporary, Kansas City, MO; 1918, 1919 Steve Carell | Actor, comedian Rural letter carrier, Littleton, MA; 1985 Charles Bukowski | Poet, novelist, screenwriter Clerk, Los Angeles, CA; 1950s–60s Harry S. Truman* | U.S. President Postmaster, Grandview, MO; 1914–1915 Abraham Lincoln* | U.S. President Postmaster, New Salem, IL; 1833–1836 Charles Lindbergh* | Aviator Airmail pilot; 1926–1927 Brittany Howard | Singer, Alabama Shakes Rural carrier assistant, Athens, AL; 2011 Here is the entire list compiled by the USPS Historian. Some of these individuals have also been commemorated on U.S. postage stamps. Their names are marked with an asterisk.* One Final Note If you’re interested in adding direct mail to your marketing mix, then drop us a line. We’re standing by to answer any questions, and, most importantly, to help you get your mail opened. Tags Celebrity, famous postal workers, funfact, Postal Workers, USPS About The Author Mike Gunderson Mike Gunderson is the founder of Gunderson Direct, Inc., a direct marketing agency that helps businesses drive new leads and close more sales through traditional offline channels, especially direct mail.