Who was the first woman to serve in the U.S. Cabinet?
- Janet Reno
- Condoleezza Rice
- Frances Perkins
The answer is Frances Perkins! Boston native Frances Perkins didn't just make history when President Franklin Roosevelt appointed her as the first woman to hold a Cabinet position. She also had a remarkably long tenure, serving as Secretary of Labor for 12 years. She was instrumental in developing the New Deal. Source: Biography.com
- Madeleine Albright