Person:Peter McGuire (1)

m. 6 Oct 1884
Facts and Events
Name Peter J. McGuire
Gender Male
Birth[4][5] 6 Jul 1851 New York City, New York, United States
Alt Birth[1][2][3] 6 Jul 1852 New York City, New York, United States
Residence[1][2] 1877 St. Louis City, Missouri, United States
Other[5] 25 Aug 1881 New York City, New York, United Statesapplied for passport, resident of St. Louis, Missouri
Occupation[1] carpenter
Residence[1] 1882 New York City, New York, United States
Marriage 6 Oct 1884 Manhattan, New York, New York, United Statesto Christina Wolff
Census[4] 1900 Camden, Camden, New Jersey, United States
Occupation[6] 1900 general secretary, United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America
Death[1][2][3] 18 Feb 1906 Camden, New Jersey, United States
Burial[1][2][3] Arlington Cemetery, Pennsauken, Camden, New Jersey, United States
source: Wikipedia
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 "Peter J. McGuire", in AFL-CIO, accessed 8 Sep 2017.

    The "father" of Labor Day and of May Day, as well as the founder of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Peter J. McGuire was one of the most remarkable figures in the history of the American labor movement.

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Peter J. McGuire, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, accessed 8 Sep 2017.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Peter J McGuire, Memorial# 19982508, Created by: Joseph Lorang 19 Jun 2007, in Find A Grave, accessed 8 Sept 2017.

    Peter J McGuire
    Birth: Jul. 6, 1852, New York, USA
    Death: Feb. 18, 1906, Camden, Camden County, New Jersey, USA
    Burial: Arlington Cemetery, Pennsauken, Camden County, New Jersey, USA
    [Has photographs]

    Children: Peter J McGuire (1889 - 1938)

    Peter J. McGuire (July 6, 1852 - February 18, 1906) was an American labor leader of the nineteenth century, the founder of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America and one of the leading figures in the first three decades of the American Federation of Labor. He is credited with first proposing the idea of Labor Day as a national holiday in 1882. Father of Labor Day

  4. 4.0 4.1 Camden (Ward 1), Camden, New Jersey, in United States. 1900 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T624), HH 302, Fam 308, E.D. 34 Image 29 of 36.

    221 Vine St.
    McGuire, Peter J., b. July 1851, 48, married 16 years, b. NY, both parents b. Ireland, Sety Labor Org, rents house
    , Christina, wife, b. 1865, 34, married 16 years, 4 children 4 living, b. NY, both parents b. Germany
    , Lillian, dau, b. Mar 1885, 14, b. OH
    , Kate, dau, b. Apr 1897, 13, b. PA
    , Peter J., Jr., son, b. Sept 1889, 10, b. PA
    , Myrtle, son [sic], b. Sept 1890, PA

  5. 5.0 5.1 Passport Applications, 1795-1905, in United States. Passport applications, 1795-1925. (Washington, D.C. : National Archives), 1874-1882, Roll 243 - 01 Aug 1881-30 Sep 1881.

    No. 3031, 26 Aug 1881, New York City, New York State
    Peter J. McGuire of St. Louis, MO, b. 6 July 1851, in State of New York, New York City, 1208 2nd St.
    Signed P. J. McGuire, 25 Aug 1881
    Description:
    5 ft 8.5 inches talll, high forehead, gray eyes, medium nose and mouth, small chin, blond hair, florid complexion, oblong face

  6. The New York Times. (New York, New York), 15 Nov 1900.

    ti: "National Civic Federation"