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George Altomare is here!

New York Teacher
Harley Schwadron

Union founder George Altomare dies

George Altomare, a founder of the UFT who led with insight, devotion and a great deal of heart, died on Aug. 20, at age 92 after a long illness. He loved teaching and dedicated his life to improving public school education for New York City students and educators through the power of unionism.