Fraser, Douglas

Fraser, Douglas (Andrew)

(1916–  ) labor leader; born in Glasgow, Scotland. He came to the U.S.A. in 1922 and became an auto worker. He was elected president of Local 227 of the United Automobile Workers (UAW) in 1943. He co-led the bargaining committee that won the UAW's historic early retirement program (1964). He was vice president (1970–77) and president (1977–83) of the UAW.
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No further resignations were announced after several Tory MPs - including Andrew Mackay, Christopher Fraser, Douglas Hogg and Julie Kirkbride - said they are stepping down at the next General Election over their excessive claims.
Ayres has a proven track record as a biographer of such diverse characters as Malcolm Fraser, Douglas Mawson and Owen Dixon.
But we were never based in the Bainsford area and brought up our three sons - Fraser, Douglas and Gregor - in an old Victorian villa at the other side of town.