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Perkins, Frances, 1880-1965

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Personal name headingPerkins, Frances, 1880-1965
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Variant(s)Wilson, Frances Perkins, 1880-1965
Perkins, Frances, 1882-1965
Associated countryUnited States
Associated placeNew York (State)
Birth date1882
Death date1965
Place of birthBoston (Mass.)
Field of activityUnited States--Economic conditions New Deal, 1933-1939
Profession or occupationPublic officers
Found inNew York (State). Factory Investigating Commission. Third report, 1914.
NUCMC data from New Jersey Historical Soc. for Philbrook, M. Papers, 1899-1958 (Frances Perkins, 1882-1965; married name Frances Perkins Wilson)
Notable Amer. women, 1980 (Perkins, Frances; Apr. 10, 1880-May 14, 1965)
WwasW Amer., 1961/68 (Perkins, Frances; b. Boston, Apr. 10, 1880; d. May 14, 1965)
DAB, suppl. 7, 1981 (Perkins, Frances; Apr. 10, 1880-May 14, 1965)
Madam Secretary, Frances Perkins, 1976 hdg.: (Perkins, Frances, 1882-1965)
Frances Perkins, 2010, WWW Website, viewed January 15, 2014 (Frances Perkins (1880-1965); woman behind the New Deal; Government official for New York State and the federal government, including Industrial Commissioner of the State of New York from 1929-1932, Perkins was named Secretary of Labor by Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1933. As FDR's friend and ally, Perkins would help the president fight the economic ravages caused by the Great Depression and make great strides toward improving workplace conditions.)
Associated languageeng