Definition of Perkins, Frances in English:

Perkins, Frances

proper noun

  • (1882–1965), US public official; born Fannie Coiralie Perkins. As US secretary of labor 1933–45, she was the first woman to hold a federal cabinet post. She promoted the Social Security program and the minimum wage.

Pronunciation:

Perkins, Frances

/ˈpərkinz/