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Gompers, Samuel (1850–1924)

The American labor leader and president of the American Federation of Labor (AFL), 1886 to 1895 and 1896 to 1924, Samuel Gompers was born in London, England, to a Jewish family of laborers. In 1863 after spending the first 13 years ...

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