Dubinsky, David

   American labour leader. He was born in Belorussia, and emigrated to the US in 1910. He became president of the International Ladies Garment Workers' Union in 1932, and vice-president of the American Federation of Labour in 1934. After World War II he was a founder of the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions. He was a supporter of Israel, and in particular the Histadrut.

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  • DUBINSKY, DAVID — (1892–1982), U.S. labor leader. Born in Brest Litovsk, Belorussia, Dubinsky was brought up in the Polish city of Lodz, where he became a master baker and secretary of the militant Lodz Bakers Union organized by the bund . He was arrested and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Dubinsky, David — born Feb. 22, 1892, Brest Litovsk, Russian Empire died Sept. 17, 1982, New York, N.Y., U.S. U.S. labour leader. The son of a baker in Russian Poland, he was sent to Siberia in 1908 for his union activities. In 1911 he escaped and immigrated to… …   Universalium

  • Dubinsky, David — (1892 1982)    Born David Dobnievski in Poland, Dubinsky was imprisoned in Siberia for his early trade union activities. He immigrated to the United States in 1911, found work as a cutter in the garment industry, and joined the International… …   Historical Dictionary of the Roosevelt–Truman Era

  • Dubinsky, David — (1892–1981)    US labour leader. Arriving in New York from Poland in 1910, Dubinsky found work as a cutter in the rag trade. He was president of the International Ladies Garment Workers’ Union for thirty four years (1931–66) and made it one of… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Dubinsky,David — Du·bin·sky (do͞o bĭnʹskē), David. 1892 1982. Russian born American labor leader who was president of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union (1932 1966). * * * …   Universalium

  • Dubinsky, David — (22 feb. 1892, Brest Litovsk, Imperio ruso– 17 sep. 1982, Nueva York, N.Y., EE.UU.). Dirigente laboral estadounidense. Hijo de un panadero en la Polonia rusa, fue enviado a Siberia en 1908 por sus actividades sindicales. En 1911 se escapó e… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • David Dubinsky — Portrait Born February 22, 1892(1892 02 22) Brest Litovsk, Belarus Died September 17, 1982(1982 09 17) (aged 90) Occup …   Wikipedia

  • David — (rey de Israel) V. «lágrimas de David». * * * David. □ V. estrella de David, lágrimas de David. * * * Esta página se refiere al rey bíblico de Israel. Para otros significados del término véase David (desambiguación). David (דָּוִד Amado ) fue el… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • David — /day vid/ for 1, 2, 5; Fr. /dann veed / for 3, 5; Sp. /dah veedh / for 4, 5, n. 1. died c970 B.C., the second king of Israel, reigned c1010 c970, successor to Saul: slayer of the Philistine giant Goliath. 2. Saint. Also called Dewi Sant. A.D.… …   Universalium

  • David Gurevich — is an American playwright and novelist of Russian origin.[1] David Gurevich was born as Vyacheslav Gurevich in Kharkov, Ukraine in 1951. His father was an Air Force pilot and his mother a doctor. He was one of a few Jewish students on the… …   Wikipedia

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