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Joe Hill (2) [1879–1915]

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Joe Hill was born in Sweden and at the age of 23, he emigrated to the United States, where he became a migrant worker.  He became first a member of, and then an organizer for, the Industrial Workers of the World, and as an organizer and itinerant worker, he traveled widely in the U.S.  While living and working in Utah, he was framed for murder and executed.

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