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John Francis Henning

John Francis Henning was American labor union administrator. Recipient Ellis I. Medal of Honor, 1986.

Background

  • Henning, John Francis was born on November 22, 1915 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of William Henry and Lulu Frances (McLane) Henning.

  • Education

    • AB, St. Mary's College, 1938. Doctor of Laws, St. Mary's College, 1976. Doctor of Laws, St. Anselm's College, 1965.

      Distributed control system, St. Bonaventure University, 1966.

    Career

    • Research director, administrative assistant to executive officer California State Federation Labor, San Francisco, 1949—1958. Director California Department Industrial Relations, 1959—1962. Under secretary United States Department Labor, Washington, 1962—1967.

      United States ambassador to New Zealand United States Department State, 1967—1969. Executive secretary-treasurer California Labor Federation American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, San Francisco, 1970—1996. Board Permit Appeals, 1953—1956, president, 1955—1956.

      Member Public Welfare Commission, 1950—1953, Equal Employment Opportunities Commn, all San Francisco, 1956—1959. Member board regents University California, 1989—1997.

    Connections

    • Married Margueritte M. Morand, November 25, 1939 (deceased 1994). Children: John F., Brian H., Patrick W., Nancy R., Daniel M., Thomas R., Mary T.
    • father: William Henry Henning
    • mother: Lulu Frances (McLane) Henning
    • spouse: Margueritte M. Morand
    • children: John F. Henning
    • Brian H. Henning
    • Patrick W. Henning
    • Nancy R. Henning
    • Daniel M. Henning
    • Thomas R. Henning
    • Mary T. Henning
    John Francis Henning
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    Died June 4, 2009
    (aged 93)
    Nationality
    • 1938
      St. Mary's College
    • 1976
      St. Mary's College
    • 1965
      St. Anselm's College
    • 1966
      St. Bonaventure University
    • 1949 - 1958
      Research director, to executive officer California State Federation Labor
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1949 - 1958
      administrative assistant, to executive officer California State Federation Labor
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1959 - 1962
      director, California Department Industrial Relations
    • 1962 - 1967
      under secretary, United States Department Labor
      Washington, United States
    • 1967 - 1969
      United States ambassador, to New Zealand United States Department State
    • 1970 - 1996
      executive, secretary-treasurer California Labor Federation American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations
      San Francisco, California, United States
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