Anderson, Mary Reid
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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