Indiana born and raised, eugene debs (1855-1926) is regarded by many as america's premier labor advocate he was the leader of the socialist party, five-time socialist candidate for president, outspoken on the rights of all workers, and a persistent defender of america's democratic traditions. Eugene v debs circa 1920 1916 — ran for congress in his home district in terre haute on the socialist ticket and was defeated june 16, 1918 — debs made his famous anti-war speech in canton, ohio, protesting world war i which was raging in europe. Eugene victor debs (1855-1926) was a radical american trade union leader and politician he helped to found the industrial workers of the world (the wobblies) and was a five-time presidential candidate for the socialist party of america. Speech of sedition (june 16, 1918) also known as the canton, ohio speech, for which debs was sentenced to ten years imprisonment, for denouncing the first world war statement to the court (1918) upon being convicted of sedition, and prior to sentencing. Eugene v debs citizen and socialist nick salvatore’s book eugene v debs citizen and socialist provides a very detailed account of the life and times and eugene debs debs was born in terre haute indiana and salvatore emphasizes the important role that this played in debs upbringing.
Biography early life eugene debs was born on november 5, 1855, in terre haute, indiana, to jean daniel and marguerite mari bettrich debs, who both immigrated to the united states from colmar, alsace, francehis father, who came from a prosperous family in. Eugene v debs was regarded by many, perhaps unfairly, as a wild-eyed radical socialism and unionism were highly suspect in his day debs was a man of great personal charm, who by the end of his life had gained the grudging respect of many of his former opponents. Eugene debs held memberships and official positions in two late 19th century labor unions: the brotherhood of locomotive firemen (blf) and the american railway union (aru) later, he joined a group of labor radicals to found the industrial workers of the world (iww. Eugene v debs has 178 ratings and 16 reviews erik said: i was a long-time member of the socialist party one of the reasons was familial father and hi.
On june 16, 1918, eugene v debs, labor and socialist leader, delivered the great canton, ohio speech because of the speech, debs was charged and found guilty, under the sedition act of 1917 and 1918, of impeding the recruiting of an army. Eugene victor gene debs (november 5, 1855 – october 20, 1926) was an american union leader, one of the founding members of the industrial workers of the world (iww or the wobblies), and five times the candidate of the socialist party of america for president of the united states. Manafort faces another trial next month across the river in washington — where the evidence is expected to be more voluminous, the charges promise to be more substantial, the judge less sympathetic, the possible sentence longer.
Eugene v debs i have no country to fight for my country is the earth, and i am a citizen of the world who ran against eugene in the socialist party eugene v debs and sisters eugenie and louise katherine metzel debs. In 1893, the world columbian exposition was held in chicago, illinois an auxiliary event of the exposition was the labor congress eugene v debs spoke at the labor congress and spoke on the assigned topic, the organization of workingmen. Early life eugene debs was born on november 5, 1855, in terre haute, indiana to parents jean daniel and marguerite marie bettrich debs, who both immigrated to the united states from colmar, alsace, francehis father jean daniel, who was born to a prosperous family in.
Eugene victor debs was an american union leader, a founding member of the international labor union & the industrial workers of the world, as well as candidate for president as a member of the social democratic party in 1900. The eugene v debs award is an award accorded by the eugene v debs foundation , in terre haute, indiana , each year since 1965, honoring a person whose work has been consistent with the spirit, values, and legacy of eugene v debs and who has contributed to the advancement of the causes of industrial unionism, social justice, or world peace. Eugene victor debs (5 november 1855 – 20 october 1926) was an american labor and political leader and five-time socialist party candidate for president of the united states contents 1 quotes. Eugene v debs, 5 times socialist candidate for president, set free from prison on christmas day 1921 courtesy: library of congress outspoken leader of the labor movement, eugene debs opposed.
Eugene victor debs (november 5, 1855 - october 20, 1926) was an american labor and political leader, one of the founders of the international labor union and the industrial workers of the world (iww), as well as five-time socialist party of america candidate for president of the united states a pacifist, he was imprisoned between 1918 and 1921 for denouncing us participation in world war i. Eugene v debs was an american union leader who co-founded the industrial workers of the world (iww) a die-hard socialist, he stood five times as the candidate of the socialist party of america for president of the united states. Eugene v debs: trade unionist, socialist, revolutionary, 1855-1926 licensed to youtube by the orchard music (on behalf of folkways records) ubem, umpg publishing. The eugene v debs house, on the campus of indiana state university in terre haute, indiana, was a home of union leader eugene v debs it was declared a national historic landmark in 1966 the museum is maintained by the eugene v debs foundation, a non-profit educational foundation.