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Altmeyer and Signers of Medicare Bill

Altmeyer and Signers of Medicare Bill | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Caption reads: "Arthur Altmeyer poses outdoors with John Engell (last name?), Paul Douglas, and Oscar Ewing at the signing of the Medicare Bill."  Arthur J. Altmeyer (1891–1972) was the United States Commissioner for Social Security from 1946 to 1953, and chairman of the Social Security Board from 1937 to 1946. He was a key figure in the design and implementation of the U.S. Social Security system.
DESCRIPTION
Caption reads: "Arthur Altmeyer poses outdoors with John Engell (last name?), Paul Douglas, and Oscar Ewing at the signing of the Medicare Bill." Arthur J. Altmeyer (1891–1972) was the United States Commissioner for Social Security from 1946 to 1953, and chairman of the Social Security Board from 1937 to 1946. He was a key figure in the design and implementation of the U.S. Social Security system.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:4127
Creation Date:July 30 1965
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Independence
County:
State:Missouri
Collection Name:Arthur J. Altmeyer papers, 1904-1973
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, color
Original Format Number:PH Mss 400
Original Dimensions:5 x 3.5 inches
SUBJECTS
Eyeglasses
Neckties
Suits (Clothing)
Insurance
Pensions
Men
Outdoor photography
Buildings
Portraits, Group
Legislation
Public officers
Public welfare

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