The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage
In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEidhin ‘descendant of Eidhin’, a personal name or byname of uncertain origin. It may be a derivative of eidhean ‘ivy’, or it may represent an altered form of the place name Aidhne. The principal family of this name is descended from Guaire of Aidhne, King of Connacht. From the 7th century for over a thousand years they were chiefs of a territory in County Galway.2 English: patronymic from Hine .3 Americanized spelling of German Heins or Heinz .