|Douglas Fraser is one of America's
great labor leaders. He has been a metal finisher, a president of the United
Automobile Workers (UAW), and a distinguished university professor. He
has been an American statesman and has worked with Presidents of the
United States. After all of his success, Fraser still prefers to be called
Fraser's lifelong devotion to the labor
movement began in a working class neighborhood of Glasgow,
Scotland where he was born on December 16, 1916. Seeking a better
life, the family moved to Detroit in 1922, where Fraser grew-up during the
Great Depression of the 1930s.
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