Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926

American labor and political leader

Eugene Victor "Gene" Debs was an American socialist, political activist, trade unionist, one of the founding members of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), and five times the candidate of the Socialist Party of America for President of the United States. Through his presidential candidacies as well as his work with labor movements, Debs eventually became one of the best-known socialists living in the United States. (Source: Wikipedia)

November 5, 1855
October 20, 1926
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