Lawrence N. Steinberg papers, 1936-1969 and 1996.
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Jimmy Hoffa was a U.S. union leader. In 1952 he was elected an international vice president of the Teamsters Union, and in 1957 he became international president. Starting in 1957, Hoffa was the subject of government investigations which led to his imprisionment in federal prison in 1967. He retained presidency of the Teamsters. President Nixon commuted Hoffa's sentence in 1971. Hoffa disappeared in July 1975 and was declared legally dead in 1983. From the description of James R. Hof...
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters was formed in 1903 from the merger of two teamsters unions to form one large union affiliated with the American Federation of Labor. One of the largest and most powerful unions in the country, the Teamsters have been notoriously plagued by corrupt leadership throughout its history. In December 1957, the AFL-CIO ejected the Teamsters from the federation for non-compliance with newly enacted corruption rules. In 1964, Teamsters' president James Hoffa succ...
Career labor organizer and officer, originally on behalf of retail clerks in New York, later with the Teamsters Union in Ohio. Steinberg in 1956 was appointed Personal Representative to the Union's General Presidents Dave Beck and James R. Hoffa. From the description of Lawrence N. Steinberg papers, 1936-1969 and 1996. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 704437292 From the description of Lawrence N. Steinberg photographs. 1936-1960s. (University of Michigan). World...