George Meany

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Person.png George Meany   Powerbase SpartacusRdf-icon.png
George Meany.jpg
BornWilliam George Meany
Harlem, New York City
Died1980-01-10 (Age 85)
Washington DC
ParentsMichael Meany and Anne Cullen Meany
SpouseEugenia McMahon Meany
Member ofLe Cercle

Employment.png AFL-CIO/President

In office
1955 - 1979
Succeeded byLane Kirkland

Employment.png AFL/President

In office
1952 - 1955
Arranged the merger with the CIO


Meany expelled Jimmy Hoffa and the Teamsters Union from the AFL-CIO in 1957.[1]


George Meany attended Le Cercle.[2]

16 August 1894|10 January 1980| 

An appointment by George Meany

William SchnitzlerAFL–CIO/Secretary-Treasurer19521969