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Kreps, Dr. Juanita Morris b. January 11, 1921 d. July 5, 2010 US Presidential Cabinet Secretary. She served as US Secretary of Commerce from 1977 until 1979, during the administration of President Jimmy Carter, becoming the first female in that capacity. The daughter of a coal mine operator, her parents divorced when she was four. She was raised in a poverty-stricken Kentucky community during the depression, and growing up under those circumstances influenced her to devote her life to economics. After attending a Presbyterian boarding school, Kreps...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Chapel of the Cross Episcopal Churchyard, Chapel Hill (Orange County), Orange County, North Carolina, USA