Adkins, Bertha Sheppard, 1906-1983

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From the description of Reminiscences of Bertha Adkins : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122684091

Bertha Sheppard Adkins (1906-1983) was a graduate of Wellesley College and later served as Dean of Women at Western Maryland College, Westminster, Maryland from 1934 to 1942. From 1948 to 1958 Adkins served with the Republican National Committee, and from 1958 to 1960 she served as Under Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare. She served in the Nixon White House as a Special Assistant on President Nixon's Advisory Committee on Social Security. During 1971, she served as Vice Chairman at the 1971 White House Conference on Aging.

From the description of Adkins, Bertha Sheppard, 1906-1983 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10609488

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United States
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Politics, Practical
Women--Political activity
Politicians--Interviews
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Birth 1906-08-24

Death 1983-01-14

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