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Sidney Hillman
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Born: March 23, 1887

Died: June 10, 1946 (aged 59)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Activist

Bio: Sidney Hillman was an American labor leader. Head of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, he was a key figure in the founding of the Congress of Industrial Organizations and in marshaling labor's support for Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Democratic Party.

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