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Brearcliffe, Abraham Lincoln, 1899-1984



  • Existence: 1899-1984

Biographical Note

Abraham Lincoln Brearcliffe, Jr. was born March 12, 1899 in Washington. He was the son of Abraham L. Brearcliffe, a Seattle resident who was an active member of the Socialist Labor Party. Abraham Brearcliffe Jr. worked for Boeing from 1930-1945. Brearcliffe, Jr. worked at Plant II during World War II, primarily on Boeing B-17F Flying Fortresses but likely shifted duties at some point during wartime production.

Brearcliffe, Jr. was a member of the Sheet Metal Workers Union and the International Association of Machinists. He moved out of the city after retiring from Boeing, and died in June 1984 in Puyallup, Washington.


Biography derived from collection materials.

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Abraham L. Brearcliffe Jr. Collection

Identifier: 1984-08-30-B
Abstract Abraham Lincoln Brearcliffe, Jr. (1899-1984) was born in Washington state and worked for Boeing from 1930-1945. The collection features photographs, clippings and newsletters, foreman's materials, labor union membership books, and assorted ephemera from Brearcliffe's time at Boeing, most of which are almost exclusively from the war years (1941-1945).

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