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The President of the United Automobile Workers of America signs a 4¼x1¾ card.
Signature: "Walter P. Reuther", 4¼x1¾ card. Affixed to an 8½x11 page with a magazine image of Reuther affixed above and a paragraph about him typed at top. Walter P. Reuther (1907-1970) was Vice President (1941-1946) and President (1946-1952) of the United Automobile Workers of America. In 1952, he became President of the CIO, becoming President of the UAW again in 1969, after the union withdrew from the AFL-CIO. He was known for his innovations in worker benefits. Reuther was killed in an airplane crash in 1970. From the personal collection of Ralph Errington Ward (1926-2009). Ward, a fighter pilot and squadron commander in the China-Burma-India Theater of World War II, went on to become President and CEO of Cheseborough-Ponds, Inc., transforming the cosmetics firm into a major home product conglomerate. Adhesive on verso (affixing card to the page). Lightly toned. Otherwise, fine condition.

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Born: September 1, 1907 in Wheeling, West Virginia
Died: May 9, 1970 in Pellston, Michigan

Film Credits
2014 Freedom Summer (Other), 2013 The March (Other), 2012 Brothers on the Line (Other), 2011 Sing Your Song (Other), 1994 American Experience (Other), 1989 11-22-63: The Day the Nation Cried (Other), 1973 e_xecutive Action (Other), 1964 The March (in person), 1961 The Jack Paar Tonight Show (in person), 1958 The Mike Wallace Interview (in person), 1952 The Hoaxters (Other), 1950 Mid Century: Half Way to Where (in person), 1944 Hell-Bent for Election (Other)

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