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Edwin R. Ambrose retired on February 2, 2001, with 220014.00 hours of creditable service and an average salary of $57402.11. His last agency of employment was the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority with agency number 1080. His annual pension is $37421.16, which translates to a monthly pension of $3118.43. His type of retirement is SA, and his person ID is 90015. The year of data being reported is 2016, and the transaction number is 19173408. At the time of retirement, Edwin was 65 years old.

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SA37421.161080220014.0057402.112001-02-02T00:00:00.000EDWINAMBROSE20161917340865MASS WATER RESOURCES AUTHORITY3118.4390015R

      "type_of_retirement": "SA",
      "annual_pension": "37421.16",
      "agency_last_worked_in": "1080",
      "creditable_service": "220014.00",
      "average_salary": "57402.11",
      "date_of_retirement": "2001-02-02T00:00:00.000",
      "first_name": "EDWIN",
      "last_name": "AMBROSE",
      "year": "2016",
      "trans_no": "19173408",
      "age_at_retirement": "65",
      "department_last_worked_in": "MASS WATER RESOURCES AUTHORITY",
      "monthly_pension": "3118.43",
      "person_id": "90015",
      "middle_initial": "R"





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