Shirley Kallek (1928-1983): As associate director for Economic Programs, Kallek made extraordinary contributions to the development of economic statistics at the Census Bureau, especially the 1972 and 1982 Economic and Agricultural Censuses. Kallek pioneered the use of administrative records in census programs and special surveys, and initiated work on the Industrial Directory (now known as the Standard Statistical Establishment List). She received international recognition for her skill in developing timely and cost-effective statistical programs for key economic information. Kallek also participated in the Census Bureau's oral history program [PDF 222k].
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