Government, Appointees

c. 1600s   Sarah Kiersted, 17th century, a 1936 painting of Kiersted with Chief Oratam.

1920   Jury of Women, Newark, 1920.

1943   Ruth Cheney Streeter (1895-1990), the first director of the United States Marine Corps Women’s Reserve, in military uniform, 1943.

1962   Marie Hilson Katzenbach, (1882-1970), an advocate for education in New Jersey.

1981   Jane Grey Burgio, 1981, New Jersey’s first female secretary of state.

1995   Hon. Marie L. Garibaldi (1934-), the first woman to serve as a New Jersey Supreme Court Judge.

Oscar-winning actress Celeste Holm (1919- ) has had a long and productive career in theatre motion pictures and television.