Fast Facts about Firsts for Women in
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Virginia Knauer

Virginia Knauer— (1915)--She was a special advisor on consumer affairs in the Nixon White House. She held similar positions under Presidents Ford and Reagan. Because of her expertise, she also served on the Cost of Living Council and a number of other White House domestic policy committees. (Featured on the AFGW special collections website) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virginia_Knauer