John L. Lewis(redirected from John Llewellyn Lewis)
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John L. Lewis
A 20th-century American union organizer. He served as president of the United Mine Workers of America and was instrumental in founding the Congress of Industrial Organizations. He fought for higher wages for coal workers and other industrial employees in the United States. He lived from 1880 to 1969.
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