Lord Joe Gormley ' President of the N.U.M and Labour Peer ' Politics Signed Cards Autograph £10.00
This is a Hand Signed White Card 5.5" x 3.5" by the late Labour Peer.
Joseph (Joe) Gormley, Baron Gormley, OBE (5 July 1917 - 27 May 1993) was President of the National Union of Mineworkers from 1971 to 1982 and a Labour peer. Gormley was born in Ashton-in-Makerfield, Lancashire in 1917, one of seven children, and became a miner at the age of fourteen. He was an active trade union official and became a committee member of National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) in 1957. He served as general secretary of the northwestern region (comprising Lancashire and Cumberland) from April 1961 and joined the national executive in 1963.