Timothy J. Rudolph, a respected labor leader who served as the president of the International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers Local 195 and the Atlantic Council, died on March 28. He was 64.
He assumed the presidency of Local 195 in August 2010 served as New Jersey AFL-CIO executive board member. He also served as vice president for four years, as the Local 195 trustee chair for thirteen years and nine years as the Bedminster Chapter president.
Rudolph served in the U.S. Army as a staff sergeant during Operation Desert Storm. He chaired the IFPTE’s Veteran Council and was a member of the state AFL-CIO Veteran Council.
“As a labor leader, both as the head of his local and an executive board member of the New Jersey State AFL-CIO, Tim fought for the rights of working New Jerseyans.,” said Gov. Phil Murphy. “A U.S. Army veteran, he fought to ensure his fellow veterans had access to employment after their days in uniform ended. His commitment to our state and all who call it home will be missed.”