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Mary Harris Jones

Mary Harris Jones

Irish-born American Labor and Community Organizer
Born Aug 1, 1837

Mary Harris "Mother" Jones was a American schoolteacher and dressmaker who became a prominent labor and community organizer, who helped coordinate major strikes and co-founded the Industrial Workers of the World. She worked as a teacher and dressmaker but after her husband and four children all died of yellow fever and her workshop was destroyed in a fire in 1871 she began working as an organizer for the Knights of Labor and the United Mine Workers union.… Read More

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1837 Birth Born in 1837.


1930 93 Years Old She died in Adelphi at age 93 on November 30 1930. … Read More
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