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Herr, Lois Kathryn, 1941-


  • [Lois K. Herr is a prominent advocate of equal rights for women in the workplace and a party to an important legal victory securing greater equity for women in AT&T's Bell System in the early 1970s.]
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    • Birth Date

        19411223
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Elizabethtown College
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: American Telephone and Telegraph Company
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: NYNEX Corporation
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: National Organization for Women
    • Birth Place

        Hershey, Pa.
    • Associated Locale

        U.S.
    • Associated Locale

        Elizabethtown, Pa.
    • Gender

        female
    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        Equal opportunity in the workplace
      • Occupation

          Businesswoman
            Feminist
              Social reformer
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          • Sources

            • found: Herr, Lois Kathryn. Women, power, and AT&T, c2002:CIP t.p. (Lois Kathryn Herr) data sheet (b. Dec. 23, 1941)
            • found: Dear coach letters home from World War II, ©2009:t.p. (Lois Kathryn Herr) p. 120 (Lois Kathryn Herr, grew up on Elizabethtown College campus and member of Elizabethtown College class of 1962; M.A., Univ. of Pennsylvania; M.B.A., Fordham Univ.; author of Women, power, and AT&T)
            • found: Her papers, 1907-2004 :(Lois K. Herr; born December 23, 1941 at Hershey, Pa.; not primarily an academic; businesswoman and worker for equal rights for women in the workplace; joined Bell Laboratories, 1964; worked there and at other units of American Telephone and Telegraph Company's Bell System, including AT&T proper, New York Telephone Company, and successor NYNEX Corporation, retiring in 1990; was a party to an important sex discrimination case against AT&T in the early 1970s; returned to Lancaster County, Pa., and taught business at Elizabethtown College, 1990-2003; member of National Organization for Women and other feminist organizations)
          • General Notes

            • [Lois K. Herr is a prominent advocate of equal rights for women in the workplace and a party to an important legal victory securing greater equity for women in AT&T's Bell System in the early 1970s.]
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            • 2002-07-10: new
            • 2013-05-23: revised
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