October 2, 1924: Labor Leader Miles Stanley Is Born

Oct 2, 2014

Miles Stanley was born on Oct. 2, 1924 and rose to become a national labor leader.
Credit e-wv, The West Virginia Encyclopedia online. / Miles Stanley, labor, AFL-CIO, Dunbar, 1924

One of West Virginia’s most important labor leaders was born in Dunbar on October 2, 1924. Before his untimely death at age 49, Miles Stanley would become one of a major AFL-CIO leader and use his influential position to urge the Appalachian region to develop a more skilled workforce.