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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
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Labor Leader

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

Father: Solomon Gompers (cigar maker, b. 1827, d. 1919)
Mother: Sarah Rood (b. 1827, d. 1898)
Brother: Alexander Gompers (b. 1857, d. 1926)
Brother: Louis Gompers (b. 1859, d. 1920)
Wife: Sophia Julian (b. 1850, m. 28-Jan-1867, d. 1920, nine children)
Son: Samuel Julian (b. 1868, d. 1946)
Daughter: Rose (b. 1872, d. 1899)
Son: Henry Julian (b. 1874, d. 1938)
Son: Abraham Julian (b. 1876, d. 1903 tuberculosis)
Daughter: Sadie Julian (b. 1883, d. 1918 influenza)
Wife: Gertrude Annersly Gleaves (b. 1881, m. Nov-1921, d. 1953)

    US Council of National Defense Advisory Commission (1916)
    National Civic Federation Vice President (1900)
    AFL President 1886-24 (excluding 1895)
    Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions Vice President (1881-86)
    Freemasonry 32nd degree, Scottish Rite Valley of Washington (1906)
    Naturalized US Citizen New York City (4-Oct-1872)
    Contempt of Court Supreme Court of the District of Columbia (23-Dec-1908), reversed on appeal
    Contempt of Court Supreme Court of the District of Columbia (16-May-1911)
    Dutch Ancestry
    Jewish Ancestry

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


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