Tuesday, April 27, 2010
US Naturalized Citizen of the Day- Samuel Gompers
Samuel Gompers was born on January 27, 1850 in London, England. He was an American labor union leader and a key figure in American labor history. Gompers founded the American Federation of Labor (AF of L), and served as that organization's president from 1886 to 1894 and from 1895 until his death in 1924.