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Anderson, Mary Reid (nee Macarthur)

Born: 1880 AD
Died: 1921 AD, at 41 years of age.

Nationality: British
Categories: Labor Leader


1880 - Born in Glasgow, Scotland. British labor organizer.

1909 - As the representative of the women chain makers of Cradley Heath, she secured a minimum wage and led a strike to compel employers to pay the increase without delay.

1911 - She married William Crawford Anderson, chairman of the Independent Labour party.

1920 - She visited the United States as a British representative in the first labor conference convened under the League of Nations.


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