Stahl, Ben, 1915-1998

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Ben Stahl (born Philadelphia, December 22, 1915; died Philadelphia, October 25, 1998) majored in history at Temple University (B.A., 1936) and then taught in the Works Progress Administration Workers' Education Program. He was a field representative for the CIO (1943-1955) and the merged AFL-CIO (1955-1969) and in that capacity directed the effort that achieved collective bargaining rights for the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers and School Cafeteria Workers (1962-1965). He then served as regional director of the Human Resources and Development Institute of the AFL-CIO (1969-1982).

From the description of Ben Stahl papers, 1937-1985. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 318923029

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Birth 1915

Death 1998



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