Gompers

[gom-perz]
noun
  1. 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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Historical Examples of gompers

  • Secondly, Gompers has always advocated frugality in money matters.

    The Armies of Labor

    Samuel P. Orth

  • Gompers has thus been the political watchman of the labor interests.

    The Armies of Labor

    Samuel P. Orth

  • This was the first great step taken by Gompers and the Federation.

    The Armies of Labor

    Samuel P. Orth

  • From the beginning Gompers has followed three general lines of policy.

    The Armies of Labor

    Samuel P. Orth

  • Gompers and his colleagues, however, refused to attend this conference.

    The Armies of Labor

    Samuel P. Orth


British Dictionary definitions for gompers

Gompers

noun
  1. Samuel. 1850–1924, US labour leader, born in England; a founder of the American Federation of Labor and its president (1886–94; 1896–1924)
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