George Meyers

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George Meyers...was, 1997, chair of the Labor Department of the Communist Party USA. Meyers retired as president of the Maryland-DC CIO Council to enlist in the Army Air Force during World War II.[1]

By Fred Gaboury, People's Weekly World 4 October 1997

Communist Party's May Day Salute

In 1995 the Communist Party USA newspaper People's Weekly World, published a "May Day salute" to the "heroes in the class war zone". More than 100 unionists/activists endorsed the call, mostly known affiliates, or members of the Communist Party.

George Meyers, chair Communist Party USA Labor Commission, Baltimore, was one of those listed[2].

Anti Bush statement

In May 1995 the Communist Party USA newspaper Peoples Weekly World published a May Day supplement. Included was an anti Bush/Quayle statement signed by several Maryland supporters of the party, including George Meyers[3].

Communist Party Labor Day call

The Communist Party USA paper People's Weekly World issued a statement to mark Labor Day 1995, entitled "We honor the dead and fight like hell for the living."

Of the more than 100 endorsers listed, almost all were identified members of the Communist Party USA.

George Meyers, TWA (retired) Baltimore, was on the list.[4]

Birthday Greetings to William "Red" Davis

In December 1995 the Communist Party USA newspaper Peoples Weekly World published a page of 75th birthday greetings to William (Red) Davis - "Lifelong working class fighter and Communist"

In the fight for the unity and integrity of the Party in St. Louis, Missouri, in the post-war years, "Red" has been a rock of confidence and commitment to building the Communist Party.

Greetings were sent from George Meyers of Maryland[5].

Old comrades

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Don Wheeler, George Meyers, Bernie Brown 2012.

References

  1. [AFL-CIO Convention charts path to future]
  2. People's Weekly World May 6 1995 p 2
  3. PWW May Day supplement May 2, 1992
  4. People's Weekly World Sep 2 1995 p 14
  5. Peoples Weekly World December 9, 1995 page 19