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Philip Vera Cruz

Born: Dec 25, 1904

Death: Jun 12, 1994

Birthplace: Philippines

Nationality: United States

Philip Vera Cruz

Date of Birth : Dec 25, 1904
Date of Death : Jun 12, 1994
Birth Place : Philippines

Philip Vera Cruz was a Filipino American labor leader, farmworker, and leader in the Asian American civil rights movement. He was a co-founder of the Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee, which later merged with the National Farm Workers Association to become the United Farm Workers. As the union's long-time vice president, he worked to improve the working conditions for migrant workers.

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