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October 2, 1924: Labor Leader Miles Stanley Is Born

Labor leader Miles Stanley helped promote Appalachian workers' rights.
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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.


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