Name

Andrew Furuseth

Career

Mariner

Occupation 1

Labor organizer

Identifier

International Seamen's Union

Region

NA/Pacific region

Era

Age of Steam and Steel (1866-1920)

Born

1854

Died

1938

Text

Norwegian-born American immigrant, active throughout his life on behalf of the unionization of seamen. Instrumental in seeing the LaFollette Seamen's Act made into law in 1915.

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Andrew Furuseth: Emancipator of the Seaman

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