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Powderly, Terence Vincent Syllabification: Pow·der·ly, Terence Vincent
Pronunciation: /ˈpoudərlē/

Definition of Powderly, Terence Vincent in English:

(1849–1924), US labor leader. Although he was the mayor of Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1878–84, he also headed the Knights of Labor 1879–93 and was largely responsible for the first Chinese Exclusion Act 1882 and the Contract Labor Act 1885.
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