Eugene V. Debs

Eugene V. Debs

Born: January 01, 1970

Nationality: American

Occupation: Politician

Biography: Eugene Victor Gene Debs was an American union leader, one of the founding members of the Industrial Workers of the World, and several times the candidate of the Socialist Party of America for President of the United States. Through his presidential candidacies, as well as his work with labor movements, Debs eventually became one of the best-known socialists living in the United States.

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Source/Notes: The Day of the People, The Class Struggle Vol. III No. 1 (February 1919)

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