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Mike Gallagher

Mike Gallagher was born and raised in Wilkes-Barre, PA in the heart of what was once anthracite coal country. He attended Catholic elementary school and Jesuit high school in Scranton, Holy Cross College, and University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Now retired (mostly), he worked for many years for community organizations, including

the Contract Buyers League in Chicago and Massachusetts Fair Share, and as a union organizer for an independent union called United Labor Unions, the Service Employees International Union, and the national AFL-CIO in Boston, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Chicago, Los Angeles, and all over the Midwest and deep South.

He lives with his beautiful wife, Margaret, in Boston. He welcomes comments, complaints, criticisms, or other forms of feedback at