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  • Carmen Division September 27, 2007

    Lodge 6760: September 2007 Regional Dinner Meeting in Cincinnati

    September 24, 2007—As the largest lodge in Unit 200, Lodge 6760, representing almost 300 members in 13 cities in four states, rotates monthly meetings between those cities, reports Local Chairman Steve Wilhelm.  This evening it was Cincinnati, Ohio’s turn to host the Regional Dinner Meeting.  Among  highlights, retiring Vice Local Chairman Mike Thacker was honored for

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  • Carmen Division September 20, 2007

    Death of GVP Bailey Reported

    James Lawton Bailey of Panama City Beach, Florida, a retired general vice president of the Brotherhood Railway Carmen, died August 2, 2007 at the age of 85. Known as “Sport,” Brother Bailey started his rail career with the L&N Railroad in November 1942 and joined Lodge 938.  He was elected local chairman in 1947 and

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  • Carmen Division September 20, 2007

    Past General President C. E. Wheeler Has Died

    September 10, 2007—Charles E. Wheeler, retired general president of the Brotherhood Railway Carmen who engineered the merger of that union with what was then the Brotherhood of Railway and Airline Clerks, passed away September 10, 2007.  Residing in Jackson, Tennessee, he was 82 years old.  Known as Ed, Brother Wheeler was born and raised in Lexington,

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  • Carmen Division September 20, 2007

    L. C. Bauman Now Chairman of Division Executive Board and a TCU Trustee

    September 7, 2007 —Unit 320 International Representative Leonard Bauman of North Little Rock, Arkansas, has been elected Chairman of the Carmen Division Executive Board.  In that capacity he also now serves as a Grand Lodge Trustee. The appointment was made to fill the vacancy left by the retirement of J. V. Waller at the end of August. Bauman started

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  • Carmen Division March 13, 2007

    Concerned Carmen Call for Check by FRA, Inspectors Find 170 Defective Rail Cars

    March 2007 —To become a carman and a member of TCU’s Carmen Division, an individual has to learn the ropes as an apprentice.  That training counts for all involved—new carman, his or her fellow employees, the employer and the community. Knowing how to do the job right is what keeps everything and everybody safe.  Union

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