Jimmy Hoffa

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Noun1.Jimmy Hoffa - United States labor leader who was president of the Teamsters Union; he was jailed for trying to bribe a judge and later disappeared and is assumed to have been murdered (1913-1975)
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When those multiemployer plans were formed in the 1950s, Hoffa's legendary father, James R.
Dobbs was a revolutionary socialist who told the story in a fine book called Teamster Power, published in 1973, with a careful blurb from James R.
As he has throughout the campaign, Carey derisively referred to his opponent as ``Junior,'' even though the younger Hoffa has a different middle initial than his father, James R.