Janet L. Norwood


Age: 91

Summary: the first woman to head the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (part of the Department of Labor) from 1979 to 1991, in which the federal agency is charged with measuring and disseminating information, including the unemployment rate and the Consumer Price Index, which indicates the state of America's economy.

Cause of Death: Alzheimer's disease

Born: December 11, 1923

Died: March 27, 2015

Austin, Texas