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Posted: 2017-02-13
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Press Release

Statement on the Passing of David Roe

St. Paul, Minn. – Rep. Erin Murphy (DFL-St. Paul) released the following statement on the passing of David Roe, who served as President of the Minnesota AFL-CIO from 1966-1984 and as a leader of the Minnesota Building and Construction Trades:

“I am saddened by the loss of David Roe, a giant in the Minnesota labor movement. His lifelong commitment to workers impacted the lives of countless hard-working Minnesota families in more ways than one. David inspired each of us to live a life of purpose and service to others, and he will be sorely missed.”




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