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Richard Trumka, R. I. P. – Cause of Death, Date of Death, Age at Death

The business executive Richard Trumka passed away at age 72, this age of death has to be considered respectable. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Richard Trumka and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Former American labor union leader and attorney that served as President of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations from September 16, 2009 until his death. He also served as the president of the Trade Union Advisory Committee.

After receiving his doctorate degree from the Villanova University School of Law in 1974, he began working in labor as a staff attorney with the United Mine Workers of America until 1979.

On February 4, 2018, he made history becoming the first recipient ever to receive the World Peace Prize for Labor Leadership.

How did Richard Trumka die?

Richard Trumka's death was caused by heart attack.

He was 72. Speaking before a White House event Thursday, President Biden said that Trumka died of a heart attack while on a camping trip with family. “He wasn’t just a great labor leader, he was a friend,” Biden said.

Information about the death of Richard Trumka
Cause of deathHeart Attack
Age of death72 years
ProfessionBusiness Executive
BirthdayJuly 24, 1949
Death dateAugust 5, 2021
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A

Quotes by Richard Trumka

"And, you know, money is - the money edge is really dangerous to democracy. Because what you have right now - people have said to me that, look, you'll always be outspent, so how can you ever win?"

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"You see, to me, it doesn't really matter if an elected official has a D or an R behind her name, or his name. I honestly don't give a damn about who belongs to either political party."

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"We're building an independent political program that can run electoral politics and then turn on a dime to hold our leaders to task, in case they suddenly develop that old case of amnesia! We'll be there to remind them what they promised and who they promised to work for!"

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"We can support President Barack Obama, because he supports us. We can support Barack Obama, because he shares our values and our vision."

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"Time after time we're told corporations should have freedom from pesky job safety regulations, environmental protections and labor standards - giving working people the freedom to be crushed in collapsing mines, choke on filthy air and get paid too little to live on."

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