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 James Larkin

James Larkin

Birth
Liverpool, Metropolitan Borough of Liverpool, Merseyside, England
Death 30 Jan 1947 (aged 71)
Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
Burial Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
Memorial ID 4131 · View Source
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Labor Leader. Irish Trade Unionist known as 'Jim' or 'Big Jim' Larkin. Organised the ITGW Union in 1909 after his own union had proscribed him for militancy. Went to America to raise funds and was sentenced there to 10 years penal servitude for his union activities. On his return to Ireland, was expelled from his own union and founded yet another, the Worker's Union of Ireland. Became a member of the Irish Parliament in 1927.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 9 Dec 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 4131
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Larkin (21 Jan 1876–30 Jan 1947), Find A Grave Memorial no. 4131, citing Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland ; Maintained by Find A Grave .