Tuesday, July 31, 2007

On July 31, ...

... 1968, Barbara M. Watson became the 1st African-American woman to serve as a U.S. State Department bureau chief when she was appointed Administrator of the Bureau of Security and Consular Affairs. She held the post until 1974, then again briefly in 1977 before being appointed Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs, serving in that position until September 11, 1980.
...1963, U.S. Rep. Betty Sutton (D-Ohio) was born in Barberton, Ohio.

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