Debs,Eugene Victor
Dates: 1855-1926
Born in: Terra Haute, Indiana
Major Events

Worker in railroads; helped organize American Railway Union in 1893

Led Pullman Strike, 1894

1897: became leader of Social Democratic Party

Five-time presidential candidate; in 1912 received over a million votes, 6% of those cast

Arrested for sedition after antiwar speech in 1918; in prison until pardon, 1921

Major Publications

Debs: His Life, Writings and Speeches(1908)

Unionism and Socialism(1912)

The Socialist Movement
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