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1859 – He was born on the 11th of August in Austin, Texas.          – He attended school in Williamson County and the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas (now Texas A&M University). 1879 – He became connected with railroading and was in charge of hauling lumber on a wooden tramway. 1894 – He ..

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1936 – He was born on the 22nd of March in New York City. 1955-1958 – Carey became a UPS deliveryman and a shop steward in the IBT. 1963 – He ran for business agent of Local 804. 1992-1997 – He was president of International Brotherhood of Teamsters. 1996-1997 – He defeated James P. Hoffa ..

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1918 – Born on May 24th in New York. American trade unionist and public official. 1940 – Married to Josephine Brickley. 1957 – He was president of the New York City Building and Construction Trades Council. 1958 – He was president of the New York State Building and Construction Trades Council and vice-president of the ..

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1901 – He was born on the 28th of July in Kensington, near Melbourne, Vic, Australia. 1920 – He immigrated to US. 1921 – He joined Industrial Workers of the World (IWW). 1933 – He organized San Francisco local of International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA). 1934 – He led longshoremen’s strike in San Francisco, evolving into ..

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1923 – He was born on the 23rd of June. 1969 – He founded town of Mandarom Shambhasalem.          – He became leader and self-proclaimed messiah of Knights of the Golden Lotus. 1998 – He died on the 20th..

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1873 – She was born in Chard, Somerset, on the 17th of March the eleventh child of Anne Taylor and William Bondfield. 1887 – She began an apprenticeship at the age of 14 in a draper’s shop in Brighton. 1894 – She moved to London and was elected to the Shop Assistants’ Union district council. ..

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1886 – Inez Milholland Boissevain was born on the 6th of August in Brooklyn, New York. She was an American  labor leader, socialist, and suffragist.       – Attended Vassar College, where she was once suspended for organizing a women’s rights meeting. 1909 – She graduated from Vassar College and spent time in Europe.        – ..

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1929 – Owen Bieber was born on the 28th of December in North Dorr, Michigan. 1955 – He was elected to local union bargaining committee. 1956 – He was elected president of local chapter, UAW Local 687. 1972 – He served as Regional United Auto Workers Director. 1980 – He became the Vice-President of UAW. ..

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1881 – Born on the 9th of March in Winsford in Somerset, England. He was a British labour leader, politician, and statesman best known for his time as Minister of Labour in the war-time coalition government, and as Foreign Secretary in the post-war Labour government. 1892 – At the age of eleven he went to ..

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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 ..

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