60 years ago today - Aug 12, 1961

U.S. president John F. Kennedy appoints Esther W. Eggertsen Peterson as assistant secretary of the U.S. Labor Department, the first Mormon woman in a sub-Cabinet position.

[The Mormon Hierarchy - Extensions of Power by D. Michael Quinn, [New Mormon History database (http://bit.ly/NMHdatabase)]]

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