Lewis, John


Lewis, John
   T Confederation candidate, elected in Albert County, New Brunswick, 89, 107.

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  • Lewis, John L. — ▪ American labour leader in full  John Llewellyn Lewis  born February 12, 1880, near Lucas, Iowa, U.S. died June 11, 1969, Washington, D.C.       American labour leader who was president of the United Mine Workers of America (1920–60) and chief… …   Universalium

  • Lewis, John — ▪ American musician in full  John Aaron Lewis  born May 3, 1920, La Grange, Illinois, U.S. died March 29, 2001, New York, New York  American jazz pianist and composer arranger who was an influential member of the Modern Jazz Quartet, one of the… …   Universalium

  • Lewis,John Llewellyn — Lewis, John Llewellyn. 1880 1969. American labor leader who was president of the United Mine Workers of America (1920 1960) and the Congress of Industrial Organizations (1935 1940). * * * …   Universalium

  • Lewis, John Llewellyn — (1880 1969)    The son of a Welsh immigrant, John L. Lewis was born in Iowa, where he began work in the coal mines in the 1890s. In 1907, he moved to Illinois, and he was elected president of the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) local in… …   Historical Dictionary of the Roosevelt–Truman Era

  • Lewis, John L(lewellyn) — born Feb. 12, 1880, near Lucas, Iowa, U.S. died June 11, 1969, Washington, D.C. U.S. labour leader. The son of Welsh immigrants, he became a coal miner at age 15. He rose through the ranks of the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) and from… …   Universalium

  • Lewis, John L(lewellyn) — (12 feb. 1880, cerca de Lucas, Iowa, EE.UU.–11 jun. 1969, Washington, D.C.). Dirigente sindical estadounidense, hijo de inmigrantes galeses. Empezó a trabajar como minero del carbón a la edad de 15 años. Fue escalando posiciones en la United Mine …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Lewis, John Aaron — ▪ 2002       American composer and pianist (b. May 3, 1920, La Grange, Ill. d. March 29, 2001, New York, N.Y.), brought elegance and charm to jazz while leading the Modern Jazz Quartet (MJQ) to musical and popular success for over four decades.… …   Universalium

  • Lewis, John Llewellyn — ► (1880 1969) Jefe sindical estadounidense. Fundó la Confederación de Organizaciones Industriales (CIO) en 1935 …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • ELLERY, Robert Lewis John (1827-1908) — astronomer son of John Ellery, surgeon, was born at Cranleigh, Surrey, England, on 14 July 1827. He was educated at the local grammar school and qualified as a medical practitioner. He sailed for Victoria in 1851 attracted by the discovery of… …   Dictionary of Australian Biography

  • John Lewis (department store) — John Lewis Type Subsidiary Industry Retail Genre Department Store Founded …   Wikipedia