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John Lennon

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B. John Winston Lennon, 9 October 1940, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, d. 8 December 1980, New York City, New York, USA. John Winston Ono Lennon has been exhumed in print more ...

Commission on Industrial Relations

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Stephanie Taylor

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Business, Labor, and Economic History

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2013

...of Railway Conductors; James O’Connell, former president of the International Association of Machinists; and John Brown Lennon, former president of the Journeyman Tailors’ Union. The business representatives were Frederic Delano, railroad executive and uncle of Franklin D. Roosevelt; Harris Weinstock, owner of a department store; and Samuel Thurston Ballard, owner of a wheat refinery. Representing the public were Florence Harriman and Professor John R. Commons. Frank P. Walsh, a liberal attorney from Kansas City, Missouri, was appointed chairman. Over the next...

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