TITLE

"A Christian Gentleman"

PUB. DATE
November 1952
SOURCE
Time;11/17/1952, Vol. 60 Issue 21, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers a look at the experiences of Philip Murray in the field of labor unions. Murray was elected president of the United Mine Workers (U.M.W.) local after being fired by a coal mining company in western Pennsylvania in 1904. He is characterized as a man with deep understanding of the relationship between an individual and the world he lives in. As a union leader, Murray is described as tough, hard, disciplinarian and loyal. His relationship with John L. Lewis, who also became president of U.M.W., is also considered.
ACCESSION #
54169917

 

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