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Encyclopedia > United States Secretary of Labor
Seal of the United States Department of Labor
Seal of the United States Department of Labor
"Secretary of Labor" redirects here. See also: Secretary of Labor (Mexico).

The United States Secretary of Labor is the head of the Department of Labor who decides on decisions for the department and enforces and suggests laws involving unions, the workplace and all other issues involving any form of business-person controversies. Image File history File links US-DeptOfLabor-Seal. ... Image File history File links US-DeptOfLabor-Seal. ... In Mexico the Secretary of Labor and Social Security is the head of the Mexican Department of Labor (Secretaría del Trabajo y Previsión Social or STPS). ... The United States Department of Labor is a Cabinet department of the United States government responsible for occupational safety, wage and hour standards, unemployment insurance benefits, re-employment services, and some economic statistics. ...


Previously there was one Secretary of Commerce and Labor, uniting this department with the Department of Commerce, which is headed by a separate Secretary of Commerce. Six women have served as Secretary of Labor, which is more than any other cabinet position. The United States Secretary of Commerce and Labor was the head of the short-lived United States Department of Commerce and Labor, which was concerned with business, industry, and labor. ... The United States Department of Commerce is a Cabinet department of the United States government concerned with promoting economic growth. ... The office of the U.S. Secretary of Commerce in the mid-20th century. ...


List of Secretaries of Labor

This is a complete list of all past and present Secretaries of Labor.

No. Secretary of Labor Portrait Start of Term End of Term President(s)
1 William B. Wilson March 6, 1913 March 4, 1921 Woodrow Wilson
2 James J. Davis March 5, 1921 November 30, 1930 Warren Harding,
Calvin Coolidge,
Herbert Hoover
3 William N. Doak December 9, 1930 March 4, 1933 Herbert Hoover
4 Frances Perkins March 4, 1933 June 30, 1945 Franklin Roosevelt,
Harry Truman
5 Lewis B. Schwellenbach July 1, 1945 June 10, 1948 Harry Truman
6 Maurice J. Tobin August 13, 1948 January 20, 1953
7 Martin P. Durkin January 21, 1953 September 10, 1953 Dwight Eisenhower
8 James P. Mitchell October 9, 1953 January 20, 1961
9 Arthur Goldberg January 21, 1961 September 20, 1962 John Kennedy
10 W. Willard Wirtz September 25, 1962 January 20, 1969 John Kennedy,
Lyndon Johnson
11 George Shultz January 22, 1969 July 1, 1970 Richard Nixon
12 James D. Hodgson July 2, 1970 February 1, 1973
13 Peter J. Brennan February 2, 1973 March 15, 1975 Gerald Ford
14 John Thomas Dunlop March 18, 1975 January 31, 1976
15 W. J. Usery Jr. February 10, 1976 January 20, 1977
16 Ray Marshall January 27, 1977 January 20, 1981 Jimmy Carter
17 Raymond J. Donovan February 4, 1981 March 15, 1985 Ronald Reagan
18 William E. Brock April 29, 1985 October 31, 1987
19 Ann Dore McLaughlin December 17, 1987 January 20, 1989
20 Elizabeth Dole January 25, 1989 November 23, 1990 George H. W. Bush
21 Lynn Martin February 22, 1991 January 20, 1993
22 Robert Reich January 22, 1993 January 10, 1997 Bill Clinton
23 Alexis Herman May 1, 1997 January 20, 2001
24 Elaine Chao January 29, 2001 present George W. Bush

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Puddler Jim Davis (October 27, 1873-November 22, 1947), was a U.S. Republican Party politician, He was born in Tredegar, South Wales in the United Kingdom, and emigrated to the United States in 1881 at the age of eight and was apprenticed as a puddlers assistant... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... This article is about the day. ... Year 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... is the 334th day of the year (335th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1930 (MCMXXX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display 1930 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Warren Gamaliel Harding (November 2, 1865 - August 2, 1923) was the 29th (1921-1923) President of the United States and the sixth President to die in office. ... John Calvin Coolidge, Jr. ... Herbert Clark Hoover (August 10, 1874 – October 20, 1964), the thirty-first President of the United States (1929–1933), was a world-famous mining engineer and humanitarian administrator. ... William Nuckles Doak (December 12, 1882–October 23, 1933) was an American labor leader who served as United States Secretary of Labor from December 9, 1930 to March 4, 1933 under Herbert Hoover. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... is the 343rd day of the year (344th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1930 (MCMXXX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display 1930 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 63rd day of the year (64th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Herbert Clark Hoover (August 10, 1874 – October 20, 1964), the thirty-first President of the United States (1929–1933), was a world-famous mining engineer and humanitarian administrator. ... Frances Coralie Fannie Perkins (April 10, 1882 – May 14, 1965) was the U.S. Secretary of Labor from 1933 to 1945, and the first female cabinet member. ... Image File history File links Fcperkins. ... is the 63rd day of the year (64th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... Franklin Delano Roosevelt (January 30, 1882–April 12, 1945), often referred to as FDR, was the 32nd (1933–1945) President of the United States. ... For the victim of Mt. ... Lewis Baxter Schwellenbach was an American lawyer, politician, and judge. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the 1948 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the victim of Mt. ... Maurice Joseph Tobin (May 22, 1901–July 19, 1953) was a Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts, governor of the U.S. state of Massachusetts, and U.S. Secretary of Labor. ... Image File history File links Mjtobin. ... is the 225th day of the year (226th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the 1948 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... January 20 is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Martin Patrick Durkin (1894 - 1955) was a U.S. administrator. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... is the 21st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 253rd day of the year (254th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Dwight David Ike Eisenhower (October 14, 1890–March 28, 1969), American soldier and politician, was the 34th President of the United States (1953–1961) and supreme commander of the Allied forces in Europe during World War II, with the rank of General of the Army. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... is the 282nd day of the year (283rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... January 20 is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... is the 21st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 263rd day of the year (264th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... John Kennedy and JFK redirect here. ... The official portrait of W. Willard Wirtz hangs in the Department of Labor W. Willard Wirtz (born March 14, 1912) was a U.S. administrator. ... Image File history File links Wwwirtz. ... is the 268th day of the year (269th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... January 20 is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ... John Kennedy and JFK redirect here. ... Lyndon Baines Johnson (August 27, 1908–January 22, 1973), often referred to as LBJ, was an American politician. ... Shultz in his official D.O.L. portrait. ... George P. 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For the song by James Blunt, see 1973 (song). ... Peter Joseph Brennan (May 24, 1918 - October 2, 1996) was United States Secretary of Labor under President Nixon and President Ford. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the song by James Blunt, see 1973 (song). ... is the 74th day of the year (75th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other persons named Gerald Ford, see Gerald Ford (disambiguation). ... John Thomas Dunlop (born July 5,1914, died October 2nd 2003) was a U.S. administrator. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... is the 77th day of the year (78th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 31st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... William Julian Usery Jr. ... Image File history File links Wjusery. ... is the 41st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... January 20 is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1977 (album) by Ash. ... Freddie Ray Marshall is the Professor Emeritus of the Audre and Bernard Rapoport Centennial Chair in Economicis and Public Affairs at the University of Texas in Austin, Texas. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... is the 27th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1977 (album) by Ash. ... January 20 is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... For other persons named Jimmy Carter, see Jimmy Carter (disambiguation). ... Raymond J. Donovan (August 31, 1930-) is an American politician and former federal office-holder. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 74th day of the year (75th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays 1985 Gregorian calendar). ... “Reagan” redirects here. ... Bill Brock William Emerson Bill Brock III (born November 23, 1930) was a Republican United States Senator from Tennessee from 1971 to 1977. ... Image File history File links Williamebrock. ... is the 119th day of the year (120th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays 1985 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 304th day of the year (305th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ... The official portrait of Ann Dore McLaughlin hangs in the Department of Labor Ann Dore McLaughlin was U.S. Secretary of Labor from 1987 to 1989. ... Ann Dore McLaughlin File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... December 17 is the 351st day of the year (352nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ... January 20 is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... Elizabeth Hanford Liddy Dole (born July 29, 1936) is an American politician who served in both the Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush presidential administrations, and currently serves as a United States senator representing the state of North Carolina. ... Elizabeth Dole File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... is the 25th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 327th day of the year (328th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar). ... George Herbert Walker Bush (born June 12, 1924) was the 41st President of the United States, serving from 1989 to 1993. ... The official portrait of Lynn Martin hangs in the Department of Labor Lynn Morley Martin was a United States politician. ... Lynn Martin File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... is the 53rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... January 20 is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... Robert Bernard Reich (born June 24, 1946) was the twenty-second United States Secretary of Labor, serving under President Bill Clinton from 1993 to 1997. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Rbreich. ... is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ... William Jefferson Bill Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III[1] on August 19, 1946) was the 42nd President of the United States, serving from 1993 to 2001. ... The official portrait of Alexis Herman hangs in the Department of Labor Alexis Margaret Herman (born July 16, 1947 in Mobile, Alabama) served as the 23rd U.S. Secretary of Labor under President Bill Clinton. ... Alexis Herman from DOL website File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... is the 121st day of the year (122nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ... January 20 is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... Elaine Lan Chao (Traditional Chinese: ; Hanyu Pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Chao Hsiao-lan;[1] born March 26, 1953) currently serves as the 24th United States Secretary of Labor in the Cabinet of President of the United States George W. Bush. ... Image File history File links Elaine_Chao_large. ... January 29 is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States, inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ...

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