Betty Reid Soskin

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Betty Reid Soskin (nee Charbonnet; born September 22, 1921) is an American Park Ranger with the National Park Service. She was born in Detroit, Michigan. She works in the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park in Richmond, California.[1][2]

As of May 19, 2016, at age 94, she is the oldest National Park Ranger serving the United States.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. WWII meant opportunity for many women, oppression for others, by Caroline Zynco, San Francisco Chronicle, September 26, 2007, retrieved March 23, 2011
  2. Ranger's voice spans East Bay history, by Lee Hildebrand, San Francisco Chronicle, January 31, 2010, retrieved March 23, 2011
  3. Jones, Carolyn (October 16, 2013). "Federal shutdown puts Betty Reid Soskin on hold". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved April 26, 2014.