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John Giumarra Jr., grape industry giant who battled Cesar Chavez, dies at 78

John Giumarra Jr., a driving force in California’s grape industry who for years battled Cesar Chavez before relenting and signing a landmark contract with the United Farm Workers, has died of natural causes in Bakersfield. He was 78.

Giumarra Jr. died June 30, surrounded by family, said Randy Giumarra,…


Source: Los Angeles Times

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