Shirley Hufstedler

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United States, Public Servant
August 24, 1925March, 30, 2016.

Shirley Ann Mount Hufstedler was an American lawyer and judge who served as the first United States Secretary of Education under President Jimmy Carter from November 30, 1979 to January 20, 1981. At the time of her secretarial appointment, she was the highest ranking woman in the federal judiciary, serving as a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Also known as Lawyer, Judge

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