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 Bertha Sheppard Adkins

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Bertha Sheppard Adkins

Birth
Salisbury, Wicomico County, Maryland, USA
Death 14 Jan 1983 (aged 76)
Easton, Talbot County, Maryland, USA
Burial Salisbury, Wicomico County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 6378374 View Source
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Political Leader. Served as Republican Committeewoman from Maryland, and as executive director of Women's Division of Republican National Committee. She helped rally women's vote for Eisenhower in 1952 Presidential election, and was appointed assistant national chairman of the Republican National Committee in 1953. Appointed Undersecretary of Health, Education and Welfare in 1958. She later served as executive vice-chairman of Older Americans Advisory Committee to HEW in 1972, and as chairman of National Council on Aging.

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  • Maintained by: R.
  • Added: 29 Apr 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6378374
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/6378374/bertha-sheppard-adkins : accessed ), memorial page for Bertha Sheppard Adkins (24 Aug 1906–14 Jan 1983), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6378374, citing Parsons Cemetery, Salisbury, Wicomico County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by R. (contributor 447047) .