Today in Labor History
Today in labor history, February 10, 1963:  Eleven members of the Lumber and Sawmill Workers Union are shot in Reesor Siding, Northern Ontario — three fatally — by farmers as they and 400 other striking union members attempt to stop a shipment of the farmers’ wood to the Spruce Falls Power and Paper Company.  Twenty farmers were charged; a jury dismissed the charges of non-capital murder.

Today in labor history, February 10, 1963:  Eleven members of the Lumber and Sawmill Workers Union are shot in Reesor Siding, Northern Ontario — three fatally — by farmers as they and 400 other striking union members attempt to stop a shipment of the farmers’ wood to the Spruce Falls Power and Paper Company.  Twenty farmers were charged; a jury dismissed the charges of non-capital murder.

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