This Biography is about one of the best Labor Union Leader Jimmy Hoffa including his Height, weight,Age & Other Detail…
|Biography Of Jimmy Hoffa|
|Real Name||Jimmy Hoffa|
|Nick Name||James Riddle|
|Famous as||Labor Union Leader|
|Personal life of Jimmy Hoffa|
|Born on||14 February 1913|
|Died At Age||62|
|Born in||Brazil, Indiana, United States|
|Died on||30 July 1975|
|Place of death||Disappeared on 30 July 1975 from Bloomfield Township, Oakland County, Michigan, United States (declared dead on 30 July 1982)|
|Spouses/Partners||Josephine Hoffa, nee Poszywak (1936-1980)|
|Children||James P. Hoffa Barbara Ann Crancer|
|Personal Fact of Jimmy Hoffa|
Jimmy Hoffa was an American labour union leader who remained the President of International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) union for over a decade. Starting young as a union activist, he gradually emerged as a significant regional figure with IBT by the time he reached his mid-20s. He became IBT’s national vice-president and then served as general president of the union. He remained instrumental in advancing and developing IBT that with time saw highest number of membership in the US with a count of more than 1.5 million members under his leadership.
Throughout the 1950s the agendas of Teamsters was under the influence of organized crime and Hoffa also became associated with it. He was found guilty of fraud, attempted bribery and tampering of jury and was incarcerated and sentenced for thirteen years. A pardon agreement with President Richard Nixon was reached to assist the progress of his release and adhering to a part of such agreement, he resigned as president of IBT in the mid-1971.
He was impeded from any union activities by Nixon till the end of his original prison term that is 1980. However before completion of such term Hoffa disappeared in July 1975, and many theories and rumours did the rounds for such disappearance. He was finally declared legally dead in 1982. The Special Collections Research Center of George Washington University has a collection of papers including articles from newspapers and magazines, publicity materials, trial transcripts and numerous other materials associated with him.