Carey, James B.

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James B. Carey was born on August 12, 1911, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was president of the Radio and Allied Trades National Labor Council from 1933 to 1940, and president of the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America from 1936 to 1941. Care was founder and president of International Union of Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers, AFL-CIO from 1950 to 1965, and served as AFL-CIO vice president from 1955 to 1965. Carey also held positions with the Office of Production Management, the National Mediation Board and the Presidential Commission on Civil Rights from 1946 to 1951. Carey died on September 11, 1973.

From the description of Carey, James B. (James Barron), 1911-1973 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10573337

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referencedIn Ruth Fischer papers, 1925-1961 (inclusive) 1940-1961 (bulk) Houghton Library
referencedIn Labor Leader Biographies, 1873-2010 Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives
referencedIn Labor Leader Biographies, 1873-2010 Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives
referencedIn Official Files (Truman Administration). 1945 - 1953. Official Files . 1945 - 1953. Roosevelt, Mrs. Franklin D. (Mrs. Eleanor), OF 280. 1945 - 1953. Letter from Eleanor Roosevelt to Harry S. Truman Harry S. Truman Library
creatorOf James B. Carey Papers. 1945 - 1953. Correspondence Files Harry S. Truman Library
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correspondedWith Fischer, Ruth, 1895- person
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Birth 1911-08-12

Death 1973-09-11

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