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William Brennan Institute for Labor Studies

About William Brennan


The Brennan Institute for Labor Studies was named after William E. Brennan (1922-1979). William "Bill" Brennan was a member of the International Union of Elevator Constructors (IUEC) for 28 years and served as Business Representative for Local #28 from 1965-1973. He was elected President of the Nebraska State AFL-CIO in 1972 and Nebraska State Senator from Legislative District 9 in 1976. He held both those positions until his untimely death in 1979.