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In Welsh, she is Gwenhwyfar; in Cornish, Jenefer. For a taste of Joseph's earlier life, one might turn to the page that I have prepared on his older brother, John Gorham his senior by sixteen years. Among other issues, she has fought for the right to a minimum wage, unemployment insurance, paid holidays, and retirement benefits for farm workers. He is of German-Irish descent; was raised on the home farm, secured an academical education, and for seven terms was engaged in teaching school.

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Publisher: 21st Century; 1st edition (December 9, 1997)

ISBN: 0805023518

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