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Leonard Woodcock

Leonard WoodcockAKA Leonard Freel Woodcock

Born: 15-Feb-1911
Birthplace: Providence, RI
Died: 16-Jan-2001
Location of death: Ann Arbor, MI
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Cremated (ashes scattered)

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Labor Leader, Diplomat

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: 5th UAW President, 1970-77

Succeeded Walter Reuther as UAW President.

Father: Ernest Woodcock (machinist)
Mother: Mary Freel
Sister: Joyce McCormick
Wife: Loula A. Martin (m. 1941, div., one son, two daughters)
Son: John Robert Woodcock
Daughter: Janet Kathleen Woodcock
Daughter: Leslie Catherine Woodcock Tentler
Wife: Sharon Tuohy (2nd, nurse, m. 1978, until his death)

    University: College of the City of Detroit

    US Ambassador to China (1979-81)
    UAW President (1970-77)
    UAW International VP (1955-70)

    From Mao to Mozart: Isaac Stern in China (23-Feb-1981) · Himself

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