Tony Woodley

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Birthday
2, 1948
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
2, 1948 (age 71)
Birthplace
England

About

Famous for his work on behalf of British trade unions, Woodley held high-ranking positions with both the Transport & General Workers Union and the Unite organization (which merged the T&G and Amicus unions).

Before Fame

He began working for the Ocean Steam Ship Company when he was just fifteen years old. In his late teens, while employed by Vauxhall Motors, he became involved with labor unions.

Trivia

A major supporter of the Vauxhall Motors football (soccer) club, he eventually became president of the organization.

Family Life

The son of fellow labor unionist George Woodley, he grew up in Wallasey, Merseyside, England. He and his wife, Janet Timmis, welcomed a son in late 1990.

Associated With

He and Hispanic-American activist Baldemar Velasquez both held high-ranking positions within prominent labor unions.