Groundbreaking Women Quiz by Elissa Haney and Beth RowenRead more Women's History Month features. Question 1 (out of 10): Former Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins (1880-1965) was the first woman to be appointed to a presidential cabinet. Which leader did she serve under? Franklin D Roosevelt John F Kennedy Calvin Coolidge More Quizzes from Factmonster: Try another People Quiz ! Quiz Archive FEN Learning is part of Sandbox Networks, a digital learning company that operates education services and products for the 21st century.