Perkins, Frances (1882–1965)

Frances Perkins, the first woman appointed to a U.S. president's cabinet, served as secretary of labor under President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Perkins, who played a central role in establishing U.S. social welfare policy, worked for passage of the historic Social Security ...

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