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John L. Lewis

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Feb 12, 1880

John Llewellyn Lewis was born in Lucas, Iowa

1920

John L. Lewis became the president of the UMWA

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Aug 24, 1921

The Miners' March began

Other events that happened on or around August 24, 1921

1933

The National Industrial Recovery Act guaranteed workers the right to collective bargaining and outlawed yellow-dog contracts

Other events that happened on or around 1933

1960

John L. Lewis retired as the president of the UMWA

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Jun 11, 1969

John L. Lewis died in Washington


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