1918 – Born on January 9th. American labor organizer and Brandeis Trustee.
– Chair of the Heller Board of Overseers.
1975-1986 – President of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union.
1991 – Died on April 1st.
– The Chaikin Fellowship was named in his honor. It is given to a doctoral student whose research and study is in the area of children and families.