Ron Carey, Who Led Teamsters Reforms, Dies at 72

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    Ron Carey, Who Led Teamsters Reforms, Dies at 72 - New York Times

    Ron Carey, a parcel truck driver from Queens who became president of the Teamsters union and led a successful strike by 185,000 workers against United Parcel Service, but was then ousted in a campaign finance scandal, died on Thursday in Queens. He was 72.

    He died of lung cancer at New York Hospital Queens, said Ken P, a longtime friend and supporter.