Statue of Reuben Soderstrom dedicated in Springfield

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Late Streator resident was labor leader

IL AFL-CIO President Tom Drea speaks at a dedication ceremony for a statue of Reuben Soderstrom across the street from the Illinois State Capitol. Soderstrom, a former president of the IL AFL-CIO, has a plaza of his own in the Streator City Park. Soderstrom spent many of his younger days in Streator and he lived in Streator when he passed away at the age of 82 in 1970.
IL AFL-CIO President Tom Drea speaks at a dedication ceremony for a statue of Reuben Soderstrom across the street from the Illinois State Capitol. Soderstrom, a former president of the IL AFL-CIO, has a plaza of his own in the Streator City Park. Soderstrom spent many of his younger days in Streator and he lived in Streator when he passed away at the age of 82 in 1970.

A statue of Reuben Soderstrom was dedicated across the street from the Illinois State Capitol.

Soderstrom, a former president of the Illinois American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, has a plaza of his own in the Streator City Park.

Soderstrom spent many of his younger days in Streator and he lived in Streator when he passed away at the age of 82 in 1970.

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October 11, 2020 at 10:10AM

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