IN MEMORY OF JOHN "JACK" CARROLL

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In MeMory of John “Jack” carroll
                        It is with deep regret that we            Respected for both his technical and people skills,
                        inform readers of the death of         Jack very successfully managed the ORS research
                        John “Jack” Carroll, former            staff of more than 500 persons. In addition to the
                        head of the Social Security            current functions of the Office of Research, Evalua-
                        Administration’s Office of             tion, and Statistics, ORS, as it was known then, had
                        Research and Statistics (ORS).         the additional function of studying Medicare and other
                        Jack died May 7, 2009, at              related health programs. Under his leadership, ORS
                        age 90. His life and work were         produced a large number of significant studies related
                        distinguished by his service           not only to the Social Security program but also to the
                        and devotion to people.                Supplemental Security Income and Medicare pro-
   Jack received a bachelor’s degree in economics              grams and to other social welfare programs. Jack led
from the University of Michigan in 1941. During                pioneering efforts in data matching and microsimula-
World War II, he enlisted and served as a flight               tion. He insisted that the work of ORS be high qual-
navigator. It was through his courage and determina-           ity, objective, and relevant to the broad area of social
tion that he evaded capture 
				
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Description: John "Jack" Carroll, former head of the Social Security Administration's (SSA) Office of Research and Statistics (ORS), died May 7, 2009, at age 90. His life and work were distinguished by his service and devotion to people. Jack began his career with ORS in 1966. He retired from SSA in 1984. Respected for both his technical and people skills, Jack very successfully managed the ORS research staff of more than 500 persons. Jack was very active in his retirement. He attended numerous conferences and meetings that dealt with social welfare policy. He was very active in his church and did a huge amount of volunteer work.
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