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Who was the first African American Secretary of Labor?
Alexis Margaret Herman
Alexis Margaret Herman (born July 16, 1947) is an American politician who served as the 23rd U.S. Secretary of Labor under President Bill Clinton. Herman was the first African-American to hold the position.
Who were the female secretary of labor?
Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins was the first woman to hold a Cabinet position. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Patricia Roberts Harris was the first African American woman to serve in the Cabinet. Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao was the first Asian American woman to serve in the Cabinet.
Who was the first social work female to be appointed to the Cabinet of a US president?
Frances Perkins, a social worker, was the first woman to be appointed to the cabinet of a U.S. President. As President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Secretary of Labor, Perkins drafted much of the New Deal legislation in the 1940s.
Who is the head of the Dept of Labor?
|United States Secretary of Labor|
|Incumbent Marty Walsh since March 23, 2021|
|United States Department of Labor|
|Style||Mr. Secretary (informal) The Honorable (formal)|
Who was Clinton’s secretary of labor?
|Reich giving a speech, 2015|
|22nd United States Secretary of Labor|
|In office January 20, 1993 – January 20, 1997|
Where did Alexis Herman go to college?
Xavier University of Louisiana1969
Spring Hill College1967Edgewood College1967
Alexis M. Herman/Education
Who created the Department of Labor?
William Howard Taft
United States Department of Labor/Founders
The organic act establishing the Department of Labor was signed on March 4, 1913, by a reluctant President William Howard Taft, the defeated and departing incumbent, just hours before Woodrow Wilson took office.