Remembering John Truesdale

Monday, September 26th, 2011

The Peggy Browning Fund mourns the passing of former National Labor Relations Board Chairman John C. Truesdale, who died on July 3, 2011.

John Truesdale

John was one of the original members of the Peggy Browning Fund's Advisory Board and was very helpful in the creation and development of this organization. Read further for full tribute. We offer our deepest condolences to John’s wife, children, extended family and friends. We are most grateful that his family has named The Peggy Browning Fund as the recipient of memorial donations in his honor. If you would like to join others in making a gift in his memory, click here.

Former National Labor Relations Board Chairman John C. Truesdale, whose career at the NLRB spanned six decades, died on Sunday, July 3, 2011, according to family and friends. He was 89, and had been suffering from cancer for about a year.

Mr. Truesdale’s long and distinguished NLRB career began in 1948, when he took a job as a field examiner at the agency’s Buffalo office. He later held the same position in the New Orleans office, where he met his future wife Karin, before moving to the agency’s Washington DC headquarters to work in the Office of the Executive Secretary. He later served as Executive Secretary of the NLRB for twenty years


Funeral for John C. Truesdale, Jr.

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