Former UAW Vice President General Holiefield dies


DETROIT, MI – Former UAW Vice President General Holiefield has died from pancreatic cancer.General Holiefield

Holiefield passed away at about 7:25 p.m. Monday, March 9th, 2015 after battling cancer for several months.  General Holiefield, 61-years-old, was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer last year.




Holiefield led the UAW’s Chrysler department and served as the union’s lead negotiator in 2007 and in 2011.  He started working at a Chrysler plant in 1973.

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