#576 John L. Lewis’s House on Fire


This post is an update to #576 the John L. Lewis nativity.  Here we will be checking our rectification against a known mundane event. From the Sunday Wilkes Barre Gazette on June 4, 1949 the article is about a firebug trying to set John L. Lewis's home on fire. Since the Lewis family was out…

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#576 God Bless America & John L. Lewis


Biograph: John Llewellyn Lewis was a coal miner and son of coal miners who became an American labour leader & president of the United Mine Workers of America (1920–60). He was also the chief founder and first president of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO; 1936–40), now part of the AFL-CIO. He left school in…