George Meany

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Person.png George Meany   Powerbase SpartacusRdf-icon.png
(activist)
George Meany.jpg
Born William George Meany
1894-08-16
Harlem, New York City
Died 1980-01-10 (Age 85)
Washington DC
Parents Michael Meany and Anne Cullen Meany
Spouse Eugenia McMahon Meany
Member of Le Cercle

Employment.png AFL-CIO/President

In office
1955 - 1979
Succeeded by Lane Kirkland

Employment.png AFL/President

In office
1952 - 1955
Arranged the merger with the CIO

Career

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

Connections

George Meany attended Le Cercle.[2]


 

An appointment by George Meany

AppointeeJobAppointedEnd
William SchnitzlerAFL–CIO/Secretary-Treasurer19521969


References