Victor H. Gotbaum
leader and president of the U.S.'s largest municipal employees' union
AFSCME District Council 37 (DC37) from 1965 to 1987 who played a
pivotal role in saving New York City from bankruptcy in 1975 and was
one of the nation's most prominent union leaders during a tumultuous
time in the history of organized labor when he first clashed, then
compromised with bankers, state officials, and then-Mayor Abraham D.
Beame in an effort to keep the city afloat.
Cause of Death: Heart attack
Born: September 5, 1931
Died: April 5, 2015
Location: New York City, New York