Nat Lacour


Labor Union Activist

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Nat LaCour was an American labor union official and schoolteacher who led United Teachers of New Orleans from 1971 until 1998. From 1998 until 2008, he was an executive of the American Federation of Teachers, rising to secretary-treasurer, and at various times a member of the AFL-CIO executive council.

LaCour died in 2020 at age 82.1


  1. Pope, John. “Nat LaCour, 26-Year Leader of New Orleans Teachers Union, Dies at 82.”, October 16, 2020.
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