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George Fuller Golden (1868 - 1912)

George Fuller Golden (1868 - February 17, 1912), was a popular vaudeville entertainer at the beginning of the 20th century. He is best known for his monologues about his fictional friend Casey. He wa...

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George L. Berry, U.S. Senator (1882 - 1948)

George Leonard Berry (September 12, 1882 – December 4, 1948) was president of the International Pressmen and Assistants' Union of North America from 1907 to 1948 and a Democratic United States...

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P. J. McGuire, Co- Founder, United Brotherhood of Carpenters MP (1852 - 1906)

Peter J. McGuire (July 6, 1852 - February 18, 1906) was an American labor leader of the nineteenth century, the founder of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America and one of the lea...

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Lev Davidovich Bronshtein Leon Trotsky MP (1879 - 1940)

Note: The hypothesis, that Leon Trotsky was the great grandson of Alexander Pushkin, is disputed.

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Rosa Luxemburg MP (1871 - 1919)

Rosa Luxemburg (Rosalia Luxemburg, Polish: Róża Luksemburg; 5 March 1871, Zamość, Vistula Land, Russia – 15 January 1919, Berlin, Germany) was a Marxist theorist, phi...

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Norman Eric Kirk MP (1923 - 1974)

Norman Eric Kirk (6 January 1923 – 31 August 1974) was the 29th Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1972 until his sudden death in 1974. He led the Parliamentary wing of the New Zealand Labour Pa...

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Michael Joseph Savage MP (1872 - 1940)

SAVAGE, Right Hon. Michael Joseph (1872–1940). Leader of the Parliamentary Labour Party and Prime Minister of New Zealand. Michael Joseph Savage, the sixth son (and eighth child) of Richar...

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Guy Otto Farmer (1912 - 1995)

Guy Otto Farmer (September 13, 1912 — October 4, 1995) was an American lawyer and civil servant. He was Chairman of the United States National Labor Relations Board from July 1953 to August 19...

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Val R. Lorwin (c.1907 - 1982)

Val R. Lorwin (c. 1907 – December 8, 1982) was an American civil servant, economist, and historian. Early years Lorwin was born in New York City, the son of Lewis Lorwin, a noted labor eco...

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William English Walling (1877 - 1936)

William English Walling (1877–1936) (known as "English" to friends and family) was an American labor reformer and Socialist Republican born in Louisville, Kentucky. He was the grandson of Will...

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Joe Hill MP (1879 - 1915)

Joe Hill, born Joel Emmanuel Hägglund in Gävle, Sweden, and also known as Joseph Hillström (October 7, 1879 – November 19, 1915) was a Swedish-American labor activist, son...

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Eva Selina Laura Gore-Booth (1870 - 1926)

Eva Selina Laura Gore-Booth (22 May 1870 – 30 June 1926) was an Irish poet and dramatist, and a committed suffragist, social worker and labour activist. She was born at Lissadell House, County...

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Elias M. Ammons, Governor MP (1860 - 1925)

Elias Milton Ammons (July 28, 1860– May 20, 1925), originally a Republican, served as the 19th Governor of Colorado from 1913 to 1915. Born in 1860 in Macon County, North Carolina, he is perha...

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Juliet Stuart Poyntz (1886 - c.1937)

Juliet Stuart Poyntz (1886–1937) was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and a founding member of the Communist Party of the United States (CPUSA). After resigning ...

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Carlo Tresca (1879 - 1943)

Carlo Tresca (March 9, 1879 – January 11, 1943) was an Italian-born American newspaper editor, orator, and labor organizer who was a leader of the Industrial Workers of the World during the de...

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Elizabeth Gurley Flynn MP (1890 - 1964)

Elizabeth Gurley Flynn b. August 7, 1890 in Concord, New Hampshire, d.September 5, 1964 in Moscow Elizabeth Gurley Flynn was 16 years old when she began her career as a leftist orator. She spent her ...

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"Big Bill" Haywood (1869 - 1928)

William Dudley Haywood (February 4, 1869 – May 18, 1928), better known as "Big Bill" Haywood, was a founding member and leader of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), and a member of the...

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John L. Lewis (1880 - 1969)

John Llewellyn Lewis (February 12, 1880 – June 11, 1969) was an American leader of organized labor who served as president of the United Mine Workers of America (UMW) from 1920 to 1960. A majo...

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Sheridan Downey, U.S. Senator (1884 - 1961)

Sheridan Downey (March 11, 1884 – October 25, 1961) was a lawyer and a Democratic U.S. Senator from California from 1939 to 1950. Early life He was born in Laramie, the seat of Albany ...

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Alice Brandeis (1866 - 1945)

ALICE GOLDMARK BRANDEIS 1866 – 1945 BibliographyDiscuss by Rafael Medoff A champion of progressive causes, Alice Goldmark Brandeis was outspoken on behalf of woman suffrage, industrial...

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Rachel Yanait-Ben Zvi - MP (1886 - 1979)

Rachel Yanait Ben-Zvi Rachel Yanait Ben-Zvi (Hebrew: רחל ינאית בן-צבי‎, born 1886, died 16 ...

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President Franklin D. Roosevelt MP (1882 - 1945)

Roosevelt Genealogy: SOURCE: Wikipedia Biographical Summary: Franklin Delano Roosevelt (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945; pronounced /ˈroʊzəvɛlt/ ROE-z...

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Charles L. McNary, U.S. Senator (1874 - 1944)

Charles Linza McNary (June 12, 1874 – February 25, 1944) was a United States Republican politician from Oregon. He served in the Senate from 1917 to 1944, and was Senate Minority Leader from 1...

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Robert La Follette, Jr., U.S. Senator (1895 - 1953)

. Robert Marion "Young Bob" La Follette, Jr. (February 6, 1895 – February 24, 1953) was an American senator from Wisconsin from 1925 to 1947, the son of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., the brother...

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Delora Ruby Berger (1909 - 1997)

DeLora Ruby "Dee" Bosen Berger [Suggest a correction] Birth: Nov. 30, 1909 Death: Feb. 25, 1997 Murray-DeLora (Dee) Berger died Feb. 25, 1997. Born Nov. 30, 1909, in Ephraim, UT to Andrew &...

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Matthew M. Neely, Governor, U.S. Senator (1874 - 1958)

Matthew Mansfield Neely (November 9, 1874 – January 18, 1958) was a Democratic politician from West Virginia. He is the only West Virginian to serve in both houses of the United States Congres...

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Robert F. Wagner, U.S. Senator (1877 - 1953)

Robert Ferdinand Wagner I (June 8, 1877 – May 4, 1953) was an American politician. He was a Democratic U.S. Senator from New York from 1927 to 1949. Origin and early life He was born i...

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Eugene V. Debs MP (1855 - 1926)

Eugene Victor Debs (November 5, 1855 – October 20, 1926) was an American union leader, one of the founding members of the International Labor Union and the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW...

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Samuel Solomon Gompers MP (1850 - 1924)

A book: Samuel Gompers was president of the American Federation of Labor for almost forty years, between 1886 and 1924, and the nation's leading trade unionist and labor spokesman.

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Jimmy Hoffa MP (1913 - 1975)

From Wikipedia (English) : James Riddle "Jimmy" Hoffa (born February 14, 1913 – disappeared July 30, 1975, declared legally dead July 30, 1982) was an American labor union leader. Hoffa wa...

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Frank Boncel (1883 - 1937)

A controversial figure in Milwaukee politics. He served as a Milwaukee Alderman (Socialist) from 1932-1936. During the term, he sponsored the "Boncel Ordinance" in response to a strike at the A.J. Lind...

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Andrew Boncel (1860 - 1901)

A prominent member of the Milwaukee Polish community and of organized labor, he was among the first of the Milwaukee Poles to obtain political influence. As a master workman, he became a leader of the ...

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John T. Smith (1890 - d.)

John T. Smith was former city comptroller of Kansas City, MO and active in Democratic and labor circles. He started organizing labor over 45 years before his death while he was employed as a cigar make...

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George Meany (1894 - 1980)

William George Meany (August 16, 1894 – January 10, 1980) led labor union federations in the United States. As an officer of the American Federation of Labor, he represented the AFL on the Nat...

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Berl Kacnelson (1887 - 1944)

As far as I know, the famous Berl Katznelson was cousin of the poet Izchak, not brother, and he did not have any children. Itai Meshulam Geni Tree Curator Wikipedia This profile is NOT of the found...

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Ada Maimon (Fishman), - MP (1893 - 1973)

Ada Maimon (Fishman), 1893 – 1973 by Einat RamonOne of the “spiritual mothers” and historians of Jewish feminism in Israel, Ada Maimon was a teacher by profession and a member of H...

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Karl Heinrich Marx MP (1818 - 1883)

Karl Marx Documents on Geni Karl Heinrich Marx (Trier, May 5, 1818 - London, 14 March 1883) was a philosopher, historian, sociologist, economist, writer and thinker German Jewish socialist. Father th...

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Lysander Spooner MP (1808 - 1887)

Lysander did not leave the family household and was, consequently, obligated to repay his father for having fed and reared him. From his sixteenth to his twenty-fifth year, Lysander was bound by a form...

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Leib (Leo) Perlis (1912 - 1986)

His obit from the New York Times: LEO PERLIS, UNION ADVISER, DIES; LONG AN OFFICIAL AT A.F.L.-C.I.O. By JOAN COOK (NYT) 488 words Published: April 1, 1986 Leo Perlis, for 25 years director of c...

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Louis Brandeis, Associate Justice of the U.S.Supreme Court MP (1856 - 1941)

Louis David Brandeis (pronounced /ˈbrændaɪs/; November 13, 1856 – October 5, 1941), President Wilson nominated Brandeis to the Supreme Court of the United States in 1916. ...

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Dorothy Day ("Servant of God") MP (1897 - 1980)

Dorothy Day (November 8, 1897 – November 29, 1980) was an American journalist, social activist and devout Catholic convert; she advocated the Catholic economic theory of Distributism. She was ...

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The "Unsinkable" Mollie Brown MP (1867 - 1932)

Margaret "Molly" Brown (née Tobin) (July 18, 1867 – October 26, 1932) was an American socialite, philanthropist, and activist who became famous due to her survival of the 1912 sinking of ...

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Floyd B. Olson, Governor (1891 - 1936)

Floyd Bjørnstjerne Olson (November 13, 1891 – August 22, 1936) was an American politician. He served as the 22nd Governor of Minnesota from January 6, 1931, to August 22, 1936, dying in...

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Utah Phillips (1935 - 2008)

Bruce "Utah" Duncan Phillips (May 15, 1935 – May 23, 2008) was a labor organizer, folk singer, storyteller, poet and the "Golden Voice of the Great Southwest". He described the struggles of labo...

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Ignacio Domeyko Ancuta MP (1802 - 1889)

Ignacy Domeyko w Wikipedii po Polsku Ignacy Domeyko on Wikipedia in English Ignacy Domeyko Ancuta (July 31, 1802 – January 23, 1889) was a 19th-century Polish geologist, mineralogist and e...

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Arke (Aaron) Surazski (c.1837 - 1899)

On page 12 of ‘Die Bialystoker’ MORDECHAJ POGORELSKI describes the following in relation to THE JEWISH LABOR MOVEMENT : "As early as 1882, 70 Jewish weavers went out on strike against t...

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Anna Strunsky (1879 - 1964)

Birth: Mar. 21, 1879, Russian Federation Death: 1964 Anna Strunsky Walling, author, was born in Babinotz, Russia in 1879. She emigrated to the United States in 1893, and received an A.B. degree f...

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Dov Hoz MP (1894 - 1940)

ויקיפדיה עברית אנציקלופדיה �...

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Mark Meyer Litchman (1887 - d.)

Mark Meyer Litchman born 2 May 1887, New York City 1910 US Census King County, Washington. Mark Litchman living as a lodger on 11th Ave N in Seattle, age 22, single, Works as clerk at Gents Furnish...

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Ella Reeve "Mother" Bloor (1862 - 1951)

Ella Reeve "Mother" Bloor (July 8, 1862–August 10, 1951) was an American labor organizer and long-time activist in the socialist and communist movements. Early years Ella Reeve "Mother...

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Gustav Mayer (1871 - 1948)

Gustav Mayer, 4 Oct 1871 to 21 Feb 1948 Archives at Correspondance with Albert Einstien - Gustav Mayer was born in Prenzlau, Germany. His home provided him with a traditional Jewish upbringing, a...

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Fola La Follette (1882 - 1970)

Flora Dodge 'Fola' La Follette (September 10, 1882 – February 17, 1970) was a women's suffrage and labor activist from Madison, Wisconsin, USA. At the time of her death in 1970, the New York T...

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Abraham Back (1880 - 1931)

Having emigrated from his birthplace in Vilna, Poland, Abraham Back eventually married Clara and had two daughters, Evelyn & Mildred, living at 3315 Cruger Avenue in the Bronx. He had met Clara while t...

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Joseph "Big Joe" Curran (1906 - 1981)

Joseph Curran (March 1, 1906 - August 14, 1981) was a merchant seaman and an American labor leader. He was founding president of the National Maritime Union (or NMU, now part of the Seafarers Interna...

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Frances Perkins, U.S. Secretary of Labor MP (1880 - 1965)

Frances Perkins (April 10, 1880 – May 14, 1965), born Fannie Coralie Perkins, was the U.S. Secretary of Labor from 1933 to 1945, and the first woman appointed to the U.S. Cabinet. As a loyal...

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