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Perkins, Frances (1880-1965)

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Title

Perkins, Frances (1880-1965)

Subject

Perkins, Frances

Description

Frances Perkins was the U.S. Secretary of Labor from 1933 to 1945, the longest serving in that position, and the first woman appointed to the U.S. Cabinet. As a loyal supporter of her friend, Franklin D. Roosevelt, she helped pull the labor movement into the New Deal coalition.

Source

Photo from Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division (cph.3a04983).

Person Item Type Metadata

Birth Date

1880-04-10

Birthplace

Boston, Massuchusetts

Death Date

1965-05-14

Occupation

Cabinet Minister