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Samuel Gompers

Samuel GompersBorn: 27-Jan-1850
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 13-Dec-1924
Location of death: San Antonio, TX
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Sleepy Hollow, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Labor Leader

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: First President of the AFL

Father: Solomon Gompers
Mother: Sarah
Wife: Sophia Julian (m. 1867, d. 1920, nine children)

    AFL President 1886-24 (excluding 1895)
    Naturalized US Citizen 1872

Author of books:
Seventy Years of Life and Labor (1925, memoir, posthumous)


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