Fuller, Ida (1874–1975)

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Fuller, Ida (1874–1975)

First Social Security recipient in America. Born Sept 6, 1874, in Ludlow, Vermont; died Jan 27, 1975, in Brattleboro, Vermont.

Served as clerk for John G. Sargent who later became attorney general under President Calvin Coolidge; retired and became 1st American to receive Social Security check (1940).