CHICAGO (CBS) – Acting Chicago postmaster Eddie Morgan Jr. has left his post after just seven months, the U.S. Postal Service announced Friday.
Morgan had been postmaster of Kansas City, Missouri before arriving in Chicago. He returned to his old position in Kansas City on Monday.
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Details on why this happened were not provided.
Morgan was sent to Chicago to replace postmaster Wanda Prater in June.
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This came as mail delays or no mail at all had been the source of sustained frustration in many Chicago neighborhoods for several months.
In February last year, U.S. Representative Bobby Rush called for Prater’s resignation after an audit found delivery delays were affecting his district.
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Complaints about mail delivery in the Chicago area have continued over the past several months.