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Robert M. Ball

American government official


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Robert Myers “Bob” Ball was an American Social Security official, who served under three presidents , from 1962 to 1973, as Commissioner of Social Security. He is the longest-serving head of the Social Security Administration to date. He also founded the National Academy for Social Insurance. He graduated from Wesleyan University in 1935, and in 1936 received a master’s degree in economics from the same institution.

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Wesleyan University
Wesleyan University

Private liberal arts college in Middletown, Connecticut

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