George M Miller

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George M Miller

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  • George Miclea Miller

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1889-1964

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George Miclea Miller was born in Palos, Romania on October 5, 1889. He immigrated to the United States and lived in Ohio before relocating to Tacoma in 1923. He worked as a longshoreman and checker for 32 years. He served eight years as President of the Local 38-97 International Longshoreman's Association (ILA), five years as the President of the Washington State Maritime Trades Group, and five years as President of the ILA District Council. Miller represented the longshoreman during the Streamline Strike of 1936 and helped lead a demand for higher wages for Pacific Coast longshore workers in 1940. He died in November 1964 at the age of 75.

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"George M Miller Taken by Death," Tacoma News Tribune, November 4, 1964.
Magden, Ronald E. The Working Longshoreman, p. 159, 167 (NWR 331.87 M271W)

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