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Beck, David (Dave)

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Born: 1894 AD
Died: 1993 AD, at 99 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Labor Leader

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US labor leader

 

1894 - Born on the 20th of June in Stockton, California.

 

1952-1957 - President of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.

 

1957 - Called to testify before the US Senate Anti-Racketeering Committee and questioned about misappropriation of funds.

 

He was received a three year sentence in a Washington state court for stealing $1900 from the union.

 

1959 - Convicted in federal court of income tax evasion.

 

1962 - He went to prison and was paroled in 1964.

 

1975 - Pardoned by US President Gerald Ford.

 

1993 - David Beck died on the 26th of December.

 

 


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