Story: Semple, Robert

Robert Semple addressing workers in Auckland in 1911

Robert Semple addressing workers in Auckland in 1911

As organiser for the Federation of Labour, Bob Semple travelled the country from 1910 advocating industrial unionism to workers.

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Len Richardson. 'Semple, Robert', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/3s11/semple-robert (accessed 21 February 2020)