Robert E. Poli
 


 

Age: 78



Summary: union leader of the 1981 air traffic controllers' strike, which prompted then-President Ronald Reagan to fire 11,500 controllers and the event is viewed as a pivotal movement in the decline of organized labor.




Cause of Death: Kidney and liver failure



Born: February 27, 1936


 
Died: September 15, 2014



Location:
Meridian, Idaho