- Samuel,1850–1924, U.S. labor leader, born in England: president of the American Federation of Labor 1886–94, 1896–1924.
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Secondly, Gompers has always advocated frugality in money matters.
Gompers has thus been the political watchman of the labor interests.
This was the first great step taken by Gompers and the Federation.
From the beginning Gompers has followed three general lines of policy.
Gompers and his colleagues, however, refused to attend this conference.
- Samuel. 1850–1924, US labour leader, born in England; a founder of the American Federation of Labor and its president (1886–94; 1896–1924)