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Henning A. Blomen

Henning A. Blomen (September 28, 1910 – July 14, 1993) was a candidate for United States President of the Socialist Labor Party of America in 1968 and for Vice President in 1964. Blomen was also an unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Massachusetts 14 times. According to his obituary in the Boston Globe, Henning advocated a bloodless revolution, abolishment of capitalism and the establishment of a socialist industrial republic.

Blomen was born in New Bedford, MA in 1910. He worked as a machine assembler shipper for a coffee importer and later at a chemical plant in Cambridge, MA, where he was employed for more than 25 years. Henning died at a nursing home in North Reading, MA in July, 1993.


  • "Henning A. Blomen, 83, was Socialist party organizer". Boston Globe. 1993-07-20. 
Preceded by
Eric Hass
Socialist Labor Party Presidential candidate
Succeeded by
Louis Fisher

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