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FEEHAN, James. (  ). In 1964 Feehan and his family moved from Ottumwa to Dubuque where he took a job at [[FLEXSTEEL INDUSTRIES, INC.]] and began his career at a member, steward, chief steward and officer of Local 1861 of the United Steelworkers of America.
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FEEHAN, James. (Ottumwa, IA, July 13, 1941--Dubuque, IA, Oct 7, 2009   )In 1964 Feehan and his family moved from Ottumwa to Dubuque where he took a job at [[FLEXSTEEL INDUSTRIES, INC.]] and began his career at a member, steward, chief steward and officer of Local 1861 of the United Steelworkers of America.  
  
Feehan served as local union president and Grievance Committee chairperson from May 1991 until his retirement in 2003. He had previously served as trustee and vice-president.  Feehan was appointed by Lynn Williams, president of the Steelworkers International, to serve on the Wage and Policy Committee. Feehan was also a leader of the Dubuque Federation of Labor and a delegate to the United Labor Participation Committee.
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Jim served on the Wage and Policy Committee of USWA International, as chairperson of the International Union Election Committee, as delegate to the Dubuque Federation of Labor and the United Labor Participation Committee. He served on many boards and organizations, including the Tri-State Health Care Coalition, the Dubuque Civil Service Commission, the Upholsterer's Credit Union, the Dubuque Area Labor Management Council and its Community Advisor and Scholarship/Grants Committee, United Way and as a union counselor. He was the recipient of the Dubuque Area Labor Management Council's Bob Bennett Award, the AFL-CIO Community Service Award. (1))
  
He was inducted into the [[DUBUQUE AREA LABOR HALL OF FAME]] in 2008.
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He was inducted into the [[DUBUQUE AREA LABOR HALL OF FAME]] in 2008. (2)
  
 
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"3 Inducted into Labor Hall of Fame," ''Telegraph Herald'', February 10, 2008, p. 12  
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1. Obituary, Telegraph Herald, October 9, 2000, Online: https://www.telegraphherald.com/obituaries/article_6e3d752e-52db-5248-86d3-7331f6357ecf.html
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2. "3 Inducted into Labor Hall of Fame," ''Telegraph Herald'', February 10, 2008, p. 12  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 15:33, 26 November 2019

FEEHAN, James. (Ottumwa, IA, July 13, 1941--Dubuque, IA, Oct 7, 2009 )In 1964 Feehan and his family moved from Ottumwa to Dubuque where he took a job at FLEXSTEEL INDUSTRIES, INC. and began his career at a member, steward, chief steward and officer of Local 1861 of the United Steelworkers of America.

Jim served on the Wage and Policy Committee of USWA International, as chairperson of the International Union Election Committee, as delegate to the Dubuque Federation of Labor and the United Labor Participation Committee. He served on many boards and organizations, including the Tri-State Health Care Coalition, the Dubuque Civil Service Commission, the Upholsterer's Credit Union, the Dubuque Area Labor Management Council and its Community Advisor and Scholarship/Grants Committee, United Way and as a union counselor. He was the recipient of the Dubuque Area Labor Management Council's Bob Bennett Award, the AFL-CIO Community Service Award. (1))

He was inducted into the DUBUQUE AREA LABOR HALL OF FAME in 2008. (2)

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1. Obituary, Telegraph Herald, October 9, 2000, Online: https://www.telegraphherald.com/obituaries/article_6e3d752e-52db-5248-86d3-7331f6357ecf.html

2. "3 Inducted into Labor Hall of Fame," Telegraph Herald, February 10, 2008, p. 12