UNION ORGANIZER BORN ON THIS DATE IN 1913

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James Riddle "Jimmy" Hoffa disappeared July 30, 1975, and was declared legally
dead on July 30, 1982. Hoffa was involved with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters union, as an organizer from 1932 to 1975. He served as the union’s
General President from 1958 to 1971. On May 17, 2006, acting on a tip, the FBI
searched a farm in Milford Township, Michigan for Hoff’s remains and found nothing.

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NINTH U.S. PRESIDENT BORN ON THIS DATE IN 1773

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William Henry Harrison  was the ninth President of the United States and
the first president to die in office. The oldest president elected until Ronald
Reagan in 1980, Harrison died on his 32nd day in office of complications
from pneumonia-the shortest tenure in U.S.presidential history. 

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