Social Security Administration

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The United States Social Security Administration (SSA) is an independent agency of the U.S. federal government that administers Social Security, a social insurance program consisting of retirement, disability, and survivors' benefits.wikipedia
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Social Security (United States)

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The United States Social Security Administration (SSA) is an independent agency of the U.S. federal government that administers Social Security, a social insurance program consisting of retirement, disability, and survivors' benefits. It was created as part of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal with the signing of the Social Security Act of 1935 on August 14, 1935.
In the United States, Social Security is the commonly used term for the federal Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) program and is administered by the Social Security Administration.

Andrew Saul

Its current leader, Commissioner Andrew Saul, has served since June 2019, succeeding Acting Commissioner Nancy Berryhill.
Andrew Marshall Saul (born November 6, 1946) is an American businessman from Katonah, New York who serves as the Commissioner of the Social Security Administration.

New Deal

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It was created as part of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal with the signing of the Social Security Act of 1935 on August 14, 1935.
Major federal programs and agencies included the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), the Civil Works Administration (CWA), the Farm Security Administration (FSA), the National Industrial Recovery Act of 1933 (NIRA) and the Social Security Administration (SSA).

Nancy Berryhill

Its current leader, Commissioner Andrew Saul, has served since June 2019, succeeding Acting Commissioner Nancy Berryhill.
Nancy Ann Berryhill is the former acting Commissioner of the Social Security Administration.

Woodlawn, Baltimore County, Maryland

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SSA is headquartered in Woodlawn, Maryland, just to the west of Baltimore, at what is known as Central Office.
It is home to the headquarters of the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

Thomas Elliott (lawyer)

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The first counsel for the new agency was Thomas Elliott, one of Felix Frankfurter's "happy hot dogs".
Thomas Elliott, AKA Tom Elliott, was a 20th-Century American lawyer who served as first general counsel to the Social Security Administration and was known as one of the Felix Frankfurter's "hot dogs," part of FDR's New Deal Brain Trust.

Federal Security Agency

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In 1939, the Social Security Board merged into a cabinet-level Federal Security Agency, which included the SSB, the U.S. Public Health Service, the Civilian Conservation Corps, and other agencies.
Included in the FSA were the Social Security Board, the U.S. Public Health Service, the Food and Drug Administration, the Civilian Conservation Corps, the Office of Education (later the United States Department of Education), the National Youth Administration and a number of other agencies.

Arthur J. Altmeyer

Arthur J. Altmeyer (May 8, 1891 – October 16, 1972) was the United States Commissioner for Social Security from 1946 to 1953, and chairman of the Social Security Board from 1937 to 1946.

Federal Emergency Relief Administration

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It obtained a temporary budget from the Federal Emergency Relief Administration headed by Harry Hopkins.
The Federal Emergency Relief Administration was shut down in 1935 and its work taken over by two completely new federal agencies, the Works Progress Administration and the Social Security Administration

Don I. Wortman

He was Acting Commissioner of the Social Security Administration (SSA) from December 13, 1977 to October 4, 1978.

United States Department of Health and Human Services

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In 1953, the Federal Security Agency was abolished and SSA was placed under the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, which became the Department of Health and Human Services in 1980.
In 1995, the Social Security Administration was removed from the Department of Health & Human Services, and established as an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States Government.

Robert M. Ball

Robert Myers "Bob" Ball (March 28, 1914 – January 29, 2008) was an American Social Security official, who served under three presidents (Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon), from 1962 to 1973, as Commissioner of Social Security.

Charles I. Schottland

Charles I. Schottland (October 29, 1906 – June 27, 1995) was an American administrator who served as the Commissioner of the Social Security Administration from 1954 to 1958 and as the President of Brandeis University from 1970 to 1972.

Dorcas Hardy

Dorcas R. Hardy
Hardy served as the 10th Commissioner of the United States Social Security Administration (SSA).

Stanford G. Ross

Stanford G. Ross (born October 9, 1931) is an American attorney who served as the Commissioner of the Social Security Administration from 1978 to 1979.

Kenneth S. Apfel

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Kenneth S. Apfel (born October 12, 1948) was the 13th Commissioner of Social Security in the United States, filling a four-year term of office that ran from 1997 through 2001.

Gwendolyn King

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From 1989 to 1992 she was the Commissioner of the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Michael J. Astrue

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He served as Commissioner of the Social Security Administration from 2007 to 2013.

Jo Anne B. Barnhart

Jo Anne Bryant Barnhart (born 1950) was the 14th Commissioner of the Social Security Administration, filling a six-year term of office that ran through January 19, 2007.

Bill Halter

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Before his election as lieutenant governor, Halter served as the Deputy Commissioner (1999–2001) and Acting Commissioner (2001) of the Social Security Administration.

Independent agencies of the United States government

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The United States Social Security Administration (SSA) is an independent agency of the U.S. federal government that administers Social Security, a social insurance program consisting of retirement, disability, and survivors' benefits.

Felix Frankfurter

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The first counsel for the new agency was Thomas Elliott, one of Felix Frankfurter's "happy hot dogs".

James B. Cardwell

In the same year, he joined the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, serving in various budget positions through 1973 when he resigned as DHEW's Assistant Secretary and Comptroller to become the Commissioner of the Social Security Administration, a post he held until the end of 1977.

Retirement

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The United States Social Security Administration (SSA) is an independent agency of the U.S. federal government that administers Social Security, a social insurance program consisting of retirement, disability, and survivors' benefits.