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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
W. A. Boyle
Labor Leader
1-Dec-1904 31-May-1985 UMW President, 1963-72
Peter J. Brennan
24-May-1918 2-Oct-1996 US Secretary of Labor, 1973-75
Stephen R. Canale
Labor Leader
c. 1946   International Association of Machinists
Ron Carey
Labor Leader
22-Mar-1936 11-Dec-2008 Teamsters President, 1992-99
Michel Chartrand
Labor Leader
20-Dec-1916 12-Apr-2010 Quebec nationalist labor activist
Cesar Chavez
Labor Leader
31-Mar-1927 23-Apr-1993 Mastermind of the California grape boycott
Sam Church
Labor Leader
20-Sep-1936 14-Jul-2009 UMW President, 1979-82
Eugene V. Debs
Labor Leader
5-Nov-1855 20-Oct-1926 Labor leader ran for President five times
Bob Edwards
16-May-1947   NPR's Morning Edition host, 1979-2004
Mark T. Gaffney
Labor Leader
18-Oct-1955   President, Michigan State AFL-CIO
Samuel Gompers
Labor Leader
27-Jan-1850 13-Dec-1924 First President of the AFL
Keir Hardie
15-Aug-1856 26-Sep-1915 Organizer of the British Labour Party
Bill Haywood
Labor Leader
4-Feb-1869 18-May-1928 Industrial Workers of the World
Joe Hill
Labor Leader
7-Oct-1879 19-Nov-1915 Labor leader, convicted of murder
James P. Hoffa
Labor Leader
19-May-1941   Jimmy Hoffa's son
Jimmy Hoffa
Labor Leader
14-Feb-1913 30-Jul-1975 International Brotherhood of Teamsters
Denis M. Hughes
Labor Leader
c. 1951   President of New York State AFL-CIO
Alan Johnson
17-May-1950   UK Minister for Health
Leon Jouhaux
Labor Leader
1-Jul-1879 28-Apr-1954 Union leader, Nobel Prize recipient
Thomas Kennedy
Labor Leader
2-Nov-1887 19-Jan-1963 UMW President, 1960-63
Lane Kirkland
Labor Leader
12-Mar-1922 14-Aug-1999 AFL-CIO President, 1979-95
John L. Lewis
Labor Leader
12-Feb-1880 11-Jun-1969 President, United Mine Workers, 1920-60
George Meany
Labor Leader
16-Aug-1894 10-Jan-1980 AFL-CIO President, 1955-79
Arnold Miller
Labor Leader
25-Apr-1923 12-Jul-1985 UMW President, 1972-79
Marvin Miller
Labor Leader
14-Apr-1917   MLB Player Association, 1966-82
Lucy Parsons
1853 7-Mar-1942 Anarchist labor organizer
A. Philip Randolph
15-Apr-1889 16-May-1979 20th century civil rights leader
Walter Reuther
Labor Leader
1-Sep-1907 9-May-1970 UAW and CIO labor leader
Rose Schneiderman
Labor Leader
16-Apr-1882 11-Aug-1972 Union leader of the 1920s-'50s
Albert Shanker
Labor Leader
14-Sep-1928 22-Feb-1997 American Federation of Teachers
John Sweeney
Labor Leader
5-May-1934   President of the AFL-CIO, 1995-2009
Louis J. Thomas
Labor Leader
c. 1942   United Steelworkers of America
Richard Trumka
Labor Leader
24-Jul-1949   AFL-CIO President
Gene Upshaw
15-Aug-1945 20-Aug-2008 NFL Hall-of-Fame Guard, NFLPA Leader
Lech Walesa
Head of State
29-Sep-1943   Polish labor leader, president
Stephen A. Wallach
Labor Leader
?   Airline Pilots Association International
Randi Weingarten
Labor Leader
1957   President, United Federation of Teachers
Leonard Woodcock
Labor Leader
15-Feb-1911 16-Jan-2001 5th UAW President, 1970-77
Joseph Yablonski
Labor Leader
3-Mar-1910 31-Dec-1969 UMW executive, murdered
William S. Zoller
Labor Leader
c. 1949   Air Line Pilots Association

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