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Lane Kirkland

Lane KirklandAKA Joseph Lane Kirkland

Born: 12-Mar-1922
Birthplace: Camden, SC
Died: 14-Aug-1999
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: Cancer - Lung

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Labor Leader

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: AFL-CIO President, 1979-95

Military service: US Merchant Marine (WWII)

Wife: Edith Draper Hollyday (m. Jun-1944, div. 1972, five daughters)
Wife: Irena Neumann (m. 19-Jan-1973, until his death)

    University: US Merchant Marine Academy (1942)
    University: School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University (1948)

    AFL-CIO President (1979-99)
    AFL-CIO Secretary (1960-79)
    Presidential Medal of Freedom 1994

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