Hall of Honor Inductee
Cyrus S. Ching (1876 - 1967)
"I believe... very firmly and sincerely that free collective bargaining can be used as one of the great cornerstones of our democratic institutions."
Cyrus S. Ching was an enlightened industrialist who translated his concepts of human relationships into beneficial and productive labor-management relationships, and established a pattern of constructive cooperation with employees. His wisdom and creativity prompted President Truman to name him the first director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service.