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White House Cabinet History

In what year did the White House appoint its first African American cabinet member?

A. 1960
B. 1948
C. 1956
D. 1966

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Answer: D, 1966

Robert C. Weaver became the first African American to hold a Cabinet-level position when he was appointed Secretary of Housing and Urban Development in 1966 by President Lyndon B. Johnson. Learn more.

Posted by FederalDaily Staff on Mar 02, 2017 at 7:18 AM


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