Vincent Sombrotto

Vincent Sombrotto

Vincent Raymond Sombrotto was a letter carrier at Grand Central Station in New York City, and the 16th president of NALC between 1978 and 2002. He was born in Manhattan in 1923. Sombrotto became an official member of NALC in 1947 and played a huge part in the U.S. postal strike of 1970. Sombrotto helped to expand NALC into more than 100 cities and involved more than 200,000 new members. He retired in 2002 and finished with over than 300,000 members but died in 2013 aged 89 at Port Washington, New York. Wikipedia*

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Vincent Sombrotto has five videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1988 News Conference as a Chairman for the Community Services of AFL-CIO. The year with the most videos was 1994 with two videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2001 with an average of 94 views per program. Most appearances with Timothy J. Penny (2).

Appearances by Title:c. August 1, 1994 - Present President, National Association of Letter Carriers Videos: 4


Chairman, Community Services, AFL-CIO c. April 19, 1988 - c. August 1, 1994 Videos: 1 President, National Assn. of Letter Carriers c. March 5, 1990 - c. July 24, 1991 Videos: 0

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