Demosthenes DuBose has died at a Veterans Home in Bridgeton of complications from Alzheimer’s Disease. He was the leader of the St. Louis teachers union that went on a 28 day strike in 1973. Seven years later the St. Louis school system hired him to become its chief negotiator with the same teachers union he led during the strike. Demosthenes DuBose was 87.
Former St Louis leader dies
June 9, 2012 By