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Full Name: John J. Sweeney
Biography:
(1934-2021) Labor leader, memoirist. John J. Sweeney was born in the Bronx, New York, and died in Bethesda, Maryland.
Author's Timeline:
1934 Bronx County
John Joseph Sweeney was born in the Bronx, New York, on May 5, 1934. 
1952 Bronx County
Mr. Sweeney attended St. Barnabas Elementary School in the Bronx, New York, and graduated from Cardinal Hayes High School in the Bronx, New York, in 1952. 
1956 Westchester County
Mr. Sweeney received a bachelor's degree in economics from Iona College in New Rochelle, New York, in 1956. 
2017 (Unknown) County
Looking Back, Moving Forward: My Life in the American Labor Movement
(Pub: Bookbaby ISBN: 1483592359 / 978-1483592350 )
Memoir. 
1996 (Unknown) County
America Needs a Raise: Fighting for Economic Security and Social Justice
(Pub: Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin Company ISBN: 0395823005 / 978-0395823002 )
Nonfiction written with David Kusnet. 
1989 (Unknown) County
Solutions for the New Workforce: Policies for a New Social Contract
(Pub: Seven Locks Press ISBN: 0932020631 / 978-0932020635 )
Nonfiction written with Karen Nussbaum. 
2021 (Unknown) County
John J. Sweeney died at his home in Bethesda, Maryland, on February 1, 2021. 
? New York County
Mr. Sweeney worked for the International Ladies Garment Workers Union in Manhattan, New York. 

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