Haberman, Roberto (1883-1962)
Mexican Federation of Labor
Roberto Haberman was an American socialist lawyer and left-wing activist who lived most of his life in Mexico City and Yucatán working as the head of the Foreign Language Department of the Ministry of Education. He helped introduce important socialist reforms to the Yucatán Peninsula.
Collens, Jackie (created stub)
Mexico City, Mexico
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Roberto Haberman (1883-1962), a Romanian-born socialist lawyer and labor activist who had emigrated to the United States and then to Mexico in 1917, where he was associated with the Confederación Regional Obrera Mexicana (Mexican Federation of Labor) and the government of General Alvaro Obregón Salido. He was currently advising Yucatan governor, Felipe Carrillo on social reform programs.
“Roberto Haberman Dead at 79; Founder of Mexican Labor Unit,” New York Times, Mar. 5, 1962.