Asked in African-American History, Slavery
What was the freemens bureau?
The Freedmen's Bureau was established by Congress in 1865 to help former slaves and poor whites in the south after the civil war. The correct name of the Bureau was The U.S. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands. ...
How is the commissioner of the Bureau of Labor Statistics selected?
The president appoints the head of the BLS, the commissioner, with approval by the Senate for a specific term that does not coincide with that of his administration. ...
Asked in American Football History
Who was the first commissioner of the NFL?
The first Commissioner of the NFL was Elmer Layden who took the job in 1941. Prior to be called the 'commissioner', the head of the NFL was called the 'president' (the title was changed from president to commissioner in 1941). The first President of the NFL was Jim Thorpe in 1920 when the league was organized. ...
Asked in Philippines
Who is the secretary of the BIR in the Philippines?
The secretary or commissioner of the BIR in the Philippines is Kim Jacinto-Henares. The BIR stands for the Bureau of Internal Revenue. ...
Asked in History of Sports
What league first adopted the commissioner to govern the best interests of the sport?
NHL first adopted the commissioner to govern the best interests of the sport. ...
Who was the first NBA commissioner?
The first 'commissioner' of the NBA was Walter Kennedy, who was given the title in 1967. However, before the title 'commissioner' was used, that position was called 'president'. The first president of the NBA was Maurice Podoloff, who held the position between 1946-1963. ...
Asked in Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Who was the first woman appointed Commissioner of the US FDA?
Jane Henney became the first female appointed commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) in 1998. ...
Asked in Criminal Justice Careers
What year was the first independent detective bureau established?
The first independent detective bureau established by London Metropolitan Police in 1841. ...
Asked in African-American History
Who was the first African American commissioner of the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission?
In March 1972, Prince George's County appointed the first black WSSC Commissioner. He was Lawrence L. Brooks, Sr. ...
Asked in Girl Guides and Girl Scouts
Who was the first Commissioner of the Girl Guides?
Olave Baden-Powell, wife of Robert Baden-Powell, became the first Commissioner of Girl Guides in 1916, and later, in 1918, her title was changed to Chief Guide. ...
Asked in Fingerprints
When and where was the first fingerprint bureau established?
1892 Juan Vucetich, a police officer in Argentina, makes the first fingerprint identification from a crime scene, and opens the first fingerprint bureau in the world. ...