Barbara Everitt Bryant

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Barbara Everitt Bryant
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18th Director of the U.S. Census Bureau
In office
PresidentGeorge H. W. Bush
Preceded byJohn G. Keane
Succeeded byMartha Farnsworth Riche
Personal details
BornApril 1926 (1926-04)
Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S.
DiedMarch 3, 2023(2023-03-03) (aged 96)
Alma mater

Barbara Everitt Bryant (April 1926 – March 3, 2023) was an American market researcher. She became the first woman to head the United States Census Bureau. She directed the bureau from 1989 to 1993.[1] ​She also directed the American Customer Satisfaction Index. Her husband died in 1997; they had three children: Linda, Randal, and Lois, and eight grandchildren. Bryant died on March 3, 2023, at age 96.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Vobejda, Barbara (May 29, 1990), "Up for the count: Director Bryant at Census Bureau", The Washington Post
  2. "Barbara Bryant, the first woman to head the U.S. census, has died at 96". NPR. 3 March 2023. Retrieved 3 March 2023.