TEAMSTERS LOCAL #406

In 1935, Claude “Pops” Taylor as he was known, was recruited to become the first Secretary/Treasurer for Local #406 in Grand Rapids, Mi.  Under Pop Taylor’s watch, the local grew rapidly from 90 to 1000 members by 1940. He ran the office and negotiated the contracts, until he grew ill in 1942. He was the “Father of Local #406”.

 

 

 

 

Local #406 in the Irish Hibernian Hall Building on Ottawa Ave. N.E.

Local #406 in the Irish Hibernian Hall Building on Ottawa Ave. N.E.

1937 State Truck Strike 11937 State Truck Strike 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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