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Francis Perkins (1880-1965) was the first woman in a US Cabinet, appointed as Secretary of Labor by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt on March 4, 1933. She served until June 30, 1945.

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Frances Perkins became the Secretary of Labor in 1933 after Franklin Roosevelt named her to his cabinet.

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Frances Perkins was the first woman to hold a Cabinet-level post. She was the Secretary of the U.S Department of Labor from 1933 to 1945.

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FDR appointed Frances Perkins as the Secretary of Labor in 1933.

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