David Dubinsky

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Birthday
22, 1892
Birthplace
Belarus
Death Date
Sep 17, 1982 (90)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
22, 1892
Birthplace
Belarus
Death Date
Sep 17, 1982 (90)

About

Former President of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, and a founder of the American Labor Party. He also helped create the Congress of Industrial organizations, a federation of industrial unions.

Before Fame

He became a staunch socialist at age 15 before moving to brooklyn and taking up work at a garment factory.

Trivia

He received the Presidential Medal of Freedom on January 20, 1969 for his life's work of protecting the working class.

Family Life

He was born the youngest of 5 boys and 3 girls.

Associated With

His ILGWU organization supported Harry S. Truman in the 1948 U.S. Presidential election.