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Ernest George Bevin (1881 - 1951)

The career of Ernest Bevin (1881-1951), English trade union leader and Labour politician, is often taken to symbolize the political rise of sections of the working class in 20th-century Britain. --...

2/27/2010 6/17/2016

Michael Mackintosh Foot PC FRSL MP From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Right Honourable Michael Foot FRSL Leader of the Opposition In office 10 November 1980 – 2 October 19...

7/15/2009 1/17/2016

Helmut Schmidt MP (1918 - 2015)

2/15/2010 11/12/2015

Corliss Lamont (1902 - 1995)

Corliss Lamont (March 28, 1902–April 26, 1995), was a socialist philosopher, and advocate of various left-wing and civil liberties causes. As a part of his political activities he was the Chai...

9/21/2012 4/29/2015

Joseph Barondess MP (1867 - 1928)

See Joseph Barondess (July 3, 1867–June 19, 1928)[1] was a labor leader and political figure in New York City's Lower East Side Jewish community in the late nineteenth century and early twenti...

2/22/2009 4/14/2015

Albert Shanker MP (1928 - 1997)

Albert Shanker (September 14, 1928 – February 22, 1997) was president of the United Federation of Teachers from 1964 to 1985 and president of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) from 197...

1/15/2009 4/12/2015

Maud Nathan MP (1862 - 1946)

Maud Nathan (October 20, 1862 - December 15, 1946) was an American social worker, labor activist and suffragist for women's right to vote.[1] She came from a prominent New York family, descended fr...

2/25/2009 4/11/2015

Judith Vladeck MP (1923 - 2007)

Judith Pomarlen Vladeck (August 1, 1923 - January 8, 2007) was a prominent American labor lawyer and civil rights advocate, particularly on behalf of women. She helped set new legal precedents agains...

1/14/2015 4/10/2015

Baruch Charney Vladeck MP (1886 - 1938)

"Boruch"

Baruch Charney Vladeck (born Baruch Nachman Charney, 1886 – 1938), was an American Jewish labor leader, manager of the Jewish Daily Forward for twenty years, and a member of the New York City Co...

4/3/2010 4/10/2015

Henri Polak MP (1868 - 1943)

Henri Polak (1868-1943) was a Dutch trade unionist and politician. Polak is best remembered as a longtime president of the General Diamond Workers' Union of the Netherlands (ANDB) and as a founder of...

5/15/2013 4/8/2015

Victor Riesel MP (1913 - 1995)

FROM WIKIPEDIA Victor Riesel (1914 – January 4, 1995) was an American newspaper journalist, who specialized in news related to labor unions. Riesel was born into a Jewish family and reared...

12/16/2009 4/8/2015

Betty Tianti (1929 - 1994)

Betty L. Tianti (1929 – 1994) was an American trade union leader, the first woman in the United States to head a state labor federation, and the first state labor commissioner in Connecticut. ...

3/29/2015 3/29/2015

John R. Commons (1862 - 1945)

John Rogers Commons (/ˈkɑːmənz/; 1862–1945) was an American institutional economist, progressive and labor historian at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. ...

3/22/2015 3/22/2015

Kyle Rote (1928 - 2002)

William Kyle Rote, Sr. (October 27, 1928 – August 15, 2002) was an All-American running back at Southern Methodist University, Class of 1951, played for 11 years for the New York Giants, 1951-...

3/21/2015 3/21/2015

Clement Richard Attlee, 1st Earl Attlee, KG, OM, CH, PC, FRS (3 January 1883 – 8 October 1967) was a British Labour politician who served as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1945 ...

8/15/2011 2/4/2015

Helen Elizabeth Clark, ONZ (born 26 February 1950) is the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme, the third-highest UN position, and was the 37th Prime Minister of New Zealand for th...

5/1/2010 1/28/2015

Sir Wallace Edward Rowling MP (1927 - 1995)

"Bill"

Sir Wallace Edward Rowling, KCMG PC (15 November 1927 – 31 October 1995), often known as Bill Rowling, was the 30th Prime Minister of New Zealand. He was in office for just over a year, having b...

11/18/2009 1/27/2015

James Gordon Brown (born 20 February 1951) is a British Labour Party politician, who has been a Member of Parliament (MP) since 1983, currently for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath. He served as the Prime M...

4/22/2011 1/27/2015

Karl Renner MP (1870 - 1950)

Karl Renner (14 December 1870 – 31 December 1950) was an Austrian politician of the Social Democratic Party. He is called the Father of the Republic because he headed the first government in Ger...

5/30/2013 1/27/2015

James Keir Hardie (1856 - 1915)

Labour MP for Merthyr Tydfil from 1900; Executive Chairman, Labour Party, House of Commons. Wikipedia contributors. " Keir Hardie ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

12/6/2011 1/21/2015

Don West (1906 - 1992)

) Don West (born Donald Lee West) (June 6, 1906 – September 29, 1992) was an American writer, poet, educator, trade union organizer, civil-rights activist and a co-founder of the Highlander Fo...

12/7/2014 12/7/2014

Mao Zedong 毛澤東 MP (1893 - 1976)

"Mao Tse-tung", "Mao Runzhi", "Chairman Mao"

Mao Zedong , also transliterated as Mao Tse-tung , and commonly referred to as Chairman Mao , was a Chinese Communist revolutionary, guerrilla warfare strategist, political philosopher, and leader of t...

6/2/2011 12/5/2014

Lane Kirkland (1922 - 1999)

Joseph Lane Kirkland (March 12, 1922 – August 14, 1999) was a US labor union leader who served as President of the AFL-CIO for over sixteen years. Biography Kirkland was born in Camden, So...

12/1/2014 12/1/2014

Willard Waterman (1914 - 1995)

Willard Lewis Waterman (August 29, 1914, Madison, Wisconsin – February 2, 1995, Burlingame, California) was a character actor in films, TV and on radio, remembered best for succeeding Harold P...

11/23/2014 11/23/2014

Penny Singleton (1908 - 2003)

Penny Singleton (September 15, 1908 – November 12, 2003) was an American film actress. Born Marianna Dorothy Agnes Letitia McNulty in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (commonly known as Dorothy McNu...

11/17/2014 11/17/2014

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...

8/26/2014 8/26/2014

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...

5/16/2014 5/16/2014

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...

3/8/2014 3/8/2014

Leon Bronshtein (Lev Davidovich Trotsky) MP (1879 - 1940)

"Lev Davidovich Sedov", "Lev Davidovich Trotskii", "Lev Davidovich Bronstein", "Lev Davidovich Bronshtein"

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

1/14/2009 3/6/2014

Rosa Luxemburg MP (1871 - 1919)

"Rosa Luxemburg"

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

5/29/2012 2/24/2014

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...

1/16/2012 2/14/2014

Michael Joseph Savage MP (1872 - 1940)

Michael Joseph Savage (23 March 1872 – 27 March 1940) was the first Labour Prime Minister of New Zealand. He is commonly known as the architect of the welfare state and generally regarded as one...

11/9/2010 2/14/2014

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...

12/14/2013 12/14/2013

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...

10/31/2013 10/31/2013

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...

12/5/2011 10/31/2013

Joe Hill MP (1879 - 1915)

"Joe Hill"

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...

8/19/2007 4/15/2013

Eva Selina Laura Gore-Booth MP (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...

3/17/2009 1/21/2013

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...

1/16/2013 1/16/2013

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 ...

10/14/2012 1/12/2013

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...

1/12/2013 1/12/2013

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 ...

9/7/2008 1/12/2013

"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...

1/12/2013 1/12/2013

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...

2/3/2012 12/6/2012

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 ...

2/13/2012 9/4/2012

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...

7/18/2010 9/4/2012

Rachel Yanait-Ben Zvi MP (1886 - 1979)

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

12/27/2008 9/3/2012

Roosevelt Genealogy: SOURCE Wikipedia Biographical Summary: Franklin Delano Roosevelt Franklin Delano Roosevelt (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945; pronounced /ˈroʊz&...

7/8/2007 9/3/2012

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...

4/11/2012 9/3/2012

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

"Young Bob"

. 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...

10/11/2011 9/3/2012

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 &...

3/26/2009 9/3/2012

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...

2/2/2012 9/3/2012

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...

1/9/2012 9/3/2012

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...

7/13/2010 9/3/2012

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.

2/26/2010 9/3/2012

Jimmy R. Hoffa MP (1913 - 1975)

"Jimmy"

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...

10/16/2009 9/3/2012

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...

4/20/2011 9/3/2012

Andrew Boncel (1860 - 1901)

"Andreas Boncel"

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 ...

11/21/2009 9/3/2012

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...

8/28/2008 9/3/2012

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...

3/4/2012 9/3/2012

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...

7/31/2007 9/3/2012

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...

12/12/2010 9/3/2012

Karl Marx MP (1818 - 1883)

"Karl Marx"

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...

5/18/2008 9/3/2012

Lysander Spooner MP (1808 - 1887)

Lysander Spooner came from the farmland of rural New England. He was born January 19, 1808, on his father's farm near Athol, Massachusetts, the second child and second son in a family of six sons and t...

9/3/2008 9/3/2012

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...

12/19/2008 9/3/2012

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. ...

7/18/2010 9/3/2012

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 ...

10/15/2011 9/3/2012

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

"Molly Brown", "Maggie Brown", "The Unsinkable Molly Brown", "Mrs. James J. Brown"

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 ...

4/26/2011 9/3/2012

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...

7/20/2010 9/3/2012

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...

3/9/2011 9/3/2012

Ignacio Domeyko Ancuta MP (1802 - 1889)

"El Sabio Domeyko"

Ignacy Domeyko or Domejko, pseudonym: Żegota (Spanish: Ignacio Domeyko) was a Polish geologist, mineralogist and educator. Domeyko spent most of his life, and died, in his adopted country, Chile...

10/12/2008 9/3/2012

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...

2/17/2008 9/3/2012

Anna S Walling (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...

12/5/2011 9/3/2012

Dov Hoz MP (1894 - 1940)

ויקיפדיה עברית אנציקלופדיה �...

6/5/2007 9/3/2012

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...

11/16/2008 9/3/2012

Ella Reeve "Mother" Bloor (1862 - 1951)

"Ella Reeve "Mother" Bloor"

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...

7/20/2010 9/3/2012

Gustav Mayer MP (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...

5/7/2008 9/3/2012

Fola La Follette (1882 - 1970)

"Fola"

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...

10/11/2011 9/3/2012

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...

12/31/2008 9/3/2012

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...

2/21/2012 9/3/2012

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

"Frances Perkins"

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...

8/23/2012 9/3/2012