He was State Representative from 1916 to 1936. He was a foremost labor leader in the State of Illinois. He served with the Illinois State Federation of Labor for 40 years, being elected president in 1930. With the merger of AFL-CIO unions, he became the president in 1958. He held that position until his death.
-Riverview Cemetery: A self guided tour, 2nd ed. p 17.
Jeanne Shaw Soderstrom (1889 - 1951)
Plot: Block 39 Row 7
GPS (lat/lon): 41.12404, -88.85269
Created by: Timothy M. Coplin
Record added: Nov 25, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31716908