biographical name Samuel 1850-1924 American (British-born) labor leader

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  • Gompers —   [ gɔmpəz], Samuel, amerikanischer Gewerkschaftsführer, * London 27. 1. 1850, ✝ San Antonio (Texas) 13. 12. 1924; seit 1863 in New York; war 1886 1924 (mit Ausnahme von 1895) Präsident der »American Federation of Labor« (AFL); Verfechter des… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Gompers — [gäm′pərz] Samuel 1850 1924; U.S. labor leader, born in England …   English World dictionary

  • Gompers — Samuel Gompers Samuel Gompers (* 27. Januar 1850 in London; † 13. Dezember 1924 in San Antonio, Texas) war ein amerikanischer Gewerkschaftsführer. Leben und Wirken Im Alter von 13 Jahren wa …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gompers — Gompertz Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Gomper(t)z (également orthographié Gompers, Gomperz, Gumperz, etc.) est un nom de famille. Sommaire 1 La famille Gompertz 1.1 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Gompers — noun United States labor leader (born in England) who was president of the American Federation of Labor from 1886 to 1924 (1850 1924) • Syn: ↑Samuel Gompers • Instance Hypernyms: ↑labor leader …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gompers — /gom peuhrz/, n. Samuel, 1850 1924, U.S. labor leader, born in England: president of the American Federation of Labor 1886 94, 1896 1924. * * * …   Universalium

  • Gompers — Gom•pers [[t]ˈgɒm pərz[/t]] n. big Samuel, 1850–1924, U.S. labor leader, born in England …   From formal English to slang

  • Gompers — /ˈgɒmpəz/ (say gompuhz) noun Samuel, 1850–1924, English born US labour leader; a founder of the American Federation of Labor, an organisation composed mainly of craft unions …   Australian English dictionary

  • GOMPERS, SAMUEL — (1850–1924), U.S. trade unionist. Gompers was born in London and after a few years of primary school was apprenticed in the cigar making trade. When Gompers family immigrated to America in 1863, settling on the Lower East Side of New York City,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • GOMPERS (S.) — GOMPERS SAMUEL (1850 1924) Né à Londres, de parents d’origine hollandaise qui émigrent en 1863 à New York, Samuel Gompers, après avoir suivi jusqu’à l’âge de dix ans des études dans une école libre israélite, devient ouvrier cigarier. C’est en… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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