First woman in U.S. Cabinet (26 words)

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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
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5601, accessed 25 September 2017.]

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