Anne Scheiber was born in 1893. Her father died when she was very young.
Due to poverty, she began to work in her teen years, saved money and graduated from law school. She joined IRS. IRS is ‘Internal Revenue Service’. It is the income tax department of US government.
Being a Jew and a woman in the early part of last century, she faced a lot of discrimination. She excelled in her work. But during her 23-year career, she never got a promotion due to discrimination. She retired in 1944 with a retirement corpus of $5000.
Though she retired at the age of 50, she lived until the age of 101; passing away in 1995.