Question 961: What does the "G" represent, when it is used at the beginning of a Railroad Retirement Claim Number?
Answer: According to the U.S. Treasury's web site, a "G" is not used as a prefix on Treasury checks.
Here are the Prefixes used by Railroad Retirement:
A - First application filed by rail worker
D - First application filed after death of rail worker
MA - Spouse of rail worker
P - Eligible parent of rail worker
W - Widow(er) of rail worker
WC -Young Widow(er) with eligible child of rail worker
X -Divorced Spouse or Widow