Definition of Perkins, Frances in English:

Perkins, Frances

Syllabification: Per·kins, Frances
Pronunciation: /ˈpərkinz
( 1882–1965), US public official; born Fannie Coiralie Perkins. As US secretary of labor 1933–45, she was the first woman to hold a federal cabinet post. She promoted the Social Security program and the minimum wage.

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