Frances Perkins Is First Woman in a Presidential Cabinet
This 1932 issue of the Montana Butte Standard features an illustration of members of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Cabinet -- including Labor Secretary Frances Perkins. Perkins, appointed in 1932, was the first woman to serve in a presidential cabinet.
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