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Iglesias, Santiago (22 February 1872–05 December 1939), labor organizer and Puerto Rico's territorial representative in Congress, labor organizer and Puerto Rico’s territorial representative in Congress, was born in La Coruña, Spain, the son of Manuel Iglesias, a carpenter, and Josefa Pantín. At age twelve, when his father died, he became a carpenter’s apprentice. When his employer denied workers permission to attend a Sunday meeting to protest sales taxes, he organized a walkout in 1884 that was broken up by soldiers who fired on the protesters....