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Gompers, Samuel 1850-1924; U.S. labor leader, born in England
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, Samuel 1850-1924.
British-born American labor leader who as president of the American Federation of Labor (1886-1924, except 1895) won higher wages, shorter hours, and greater freedom for union members.