Eberly College of Arts and Sciences
Arthur J. Altmeyer (1891-1972) was a key figure in the design and implementation of the U.S. Social Security system. Appointed to the original Social Security Board by President Franklin Roosevelt, he advocated expansion of the program and expanded benefits for many years. His career also involved advocacy in the civil service system and opposed political patronage in the Social Security system.
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Lohmann, Roger A., "Arthur J. Altmeyer" (2013). Faculty & Staff Scholarship. 811.
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