1907 : Walter Reuther Born

September 1, 2018 all-day

Walter P. Reuther, one of America’s great labor leaders and president the United Automobile Workers union (UAW) between 1946 and 1970, was born on this day.

Sources :

No Greater Calling : The Life of Walter P. Reuther, courtesy of the Reuther Library at Wayne State University.

Walter Reuther biography posted by AFL-CIO.

For more information, see Irving Bluestone, “Walter Reuther : Working-Class Hero, Time, December 7, 1998.

Also see Nelson Lichtenstein, The Most Dangerous Man in America, Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [1997?]

Leave a Reply