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Irving Joseph Brown
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Birth: Nov. 18, 1911
New York, USA
Death: Feb. 10, 1989
Paris, France

Irving Brown (Bronx, 1911 - Paris, 1989) was an American trade-unionist, member of the American Federation of Labor (AFL) and then of the AFL-CIO, who played an important role in Western Europe and in Africa, during the Cold War, in supporting splits among trade-unions in order to counter Communist influence. At the same time a Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) agent, he founded in 1962 the American Institute for Free Labor Development along with former Communist Party of America member and CIA agent Jay Lovestone.

He was decorated by US President Ronald Reagan in 1988 of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. 
 
Burial:
Cimetière de Montparnasse
Paris
City of Paris
Île-de-France, France
 
Created by: Lisa
Record added: Apr 16, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88628861
Irving Joseph Brown
Added by: Your Friend In Paris
 
 
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Thank you for your service. Sincerely, a descendant from your Mother's side of the family.
- Ian Singer
 Added: Jan. 22, 2013

- Lisa
 Added: Apr. 16, 2012
 
 
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