Machinists Mourn IAM Activist Wayne Wallace

Wayne Wallace, a long time IAM member and officer, passed away last week at the age of 83.

Wallace’s roles included serving as IAM Local 23 Business Representative, IAM District Lodge 96 Business Representative, and President Emeritus of the Georgia State Council of Machinists. Wallace retired in 2006 and had 39 years of consecutive service.

“The IAM and the state of Georgia mourn the loss of a dedicated leader,” said International President Robert Martinez Jr. “Wayne was a U.S. Marine veteran and mentored numerous IAM members throughout the state of Georgia and local Savannah area. Our prayers and thoughts go out to the Wallace family during this difficult period.” 

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