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Furuseth, Andrew

Born: 1854 AD
Died: 1938 AD
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US (Norwegian-born) labor leader and sailor

 

immigrated to US 1880

 

president of International Seamen's Union 1908-1938

 

helped secure passage of La Follette Seamen's Act 1915

 

1st union leader permitted to lie in state at US Department of Labor building 1938