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Eugene V. Debs


Socialist union leader who helped found out the Industrial Workers from the World, a business that started the 1st commercial unions in the U.S, in 1905. He also performed an important part in the founding from the American Railway Union. He fallen out of senior high school at age group 14 before going for a work in the Vandalia railroad car shops, like a painter and an automobile cleaner. He went for Chief executive of america in 1900, 1904, 1908, 1912, and 1920 like a Socialist Party applicant. He lived along with his wife Kate Metzel. He urged Haywood, a fellow person in the Socialist Party, to perform against Theodore Roosevelt.

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Full Name Eugene V. Debs
Date Of Birth November 5, 1855
Place Of Birth Indiana
Profession Civil Rights Leader
Nationality American
Spouse Kate Metzel
Parents Marguerite Mari Bettrich Debs, Jean Daniel Debs
Siblings Theodore Debs, Louise Debs, Eugenia Debs Selby
Star Sign Scorpio

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1A founder of the International Workers of the World (the "Wobblies").
2USA presidential candidate for the Social Democratic Party (1900) and Socialis Party (1904, 1908, 1912, 1920). Ran final camapign from a prison cell.
3Union leader.

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