First woman in U.S. Cabinet

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  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

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After winning the 1932 presidential election, Roosevelt appointed Frances Perkins his Secretary of Labor, making her the first woman to be named to the U.S. Cabinet.

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Richert, Lucas Paul. "First woman in U.S. Cabinet". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2008
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