Daily Archives: July 26, 2014

Teamsters president Hoffa convicted on use of funds 50 years ago today (July 26 1964)

Image: 'Hoffa, second row, center, leaves court after being found guilty of jury tampering in 1964'

(Sunday, July 26, 1964) — A federal jury found James R. Hoffa, president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (who is appealing a Chattanooga federal court conviction for jury tampering), guilty of mail and wire fraud and conspiracy today in the use of his union’s pension fund; six co-defendants were found guilty of conspiracy.