Education Policy: Research: Policymakers:

1953 - 1956 Eisenhower Administration


President:



Dwight D. Eisenhower (R) 1953 - 1956


Secretary of the Interior:



Douglas McKay

Secretary of H.E.W.:



Oveta Culp Hobby
Marion B. Folsom (7/20/1955)

Commissioner of Education:  

Lee M. Thurston (died in office, 1953)
Samuel M. Brownell (10/16/1953)

Major education actions:

  • 1953 - Reorganization Plan I (creating the Department of Health, Education and Welfare)
  • 1956 - (P.L. 84-825)
  • 1956 - Social Security Amendments of 1956 (P.L. 88-880)
  • 1956 - (P.L. 84-922)


83rd Congress (1953-1954)

84th Congress (1955-1956)

 

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