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Arthur Altmeyer, "Mr. Social Security," remembered by Wilbur Cohen.

Arthur J. Altmeyer: Mr. Social Security.


In this 1973 speech, Wilbur Cohen recalls the character and contributions of Wisconsin's Arthur Altmeyer who, with Edwin Witte, was one of the principal architects of the 1935 Social Securit Act.

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Related Topics: Industrialization and Urbanization
Depression and Unemployment
Creator: Cohen, Wilbur J. (Wilbur Joseph), 1913-1987.
Pub Data: Remarks by former HEW Secretary, Wilbur J. Cohen at the dedication of the Arthur J. Altmeyer Building at Social Security Administration Headquarters, Baltimore, Maryland on January 19, 1973
Citation: Cohen, Wilbur J. "Arthur J. Altmeyer: Mr. Social Security." Speeech at Social Security Administration Headquarters, Baltimore, Maryland on January 19, 1973. Online facsimile at:  http://www.ssa.gov/history/cohen1.html; Visited on: 4/16/2014
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