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Name: Jimmy Hoffa                                                                   
Born: February 14, 1913 Brazil, Indiana, U.S.                                       
Died: (disappeared July 30, 1975) Last seen in Bloomfield Township, MI             
James Riddle "Jimmy" Hoffa (born February 14, 1913, disappeared July 30, 1975),     
was an American labor leader. As the president of the International Brotherhood     
of Teamsters from the mid-1950s to the mid-1960s, Hoffa wielded considerable       
influence. After he was convicted of attempted bribery of a grand juror, he         
served nearly a decade in prison. He is also well-known in popular culture for     
the mysterious circumstances surrounding his unexplained disappearance and         
presumed death. His son James P. Hoffa is the current president of the Teamsters.