List of members of the Socialist Party of America

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This is a selectively annotated list of the most prominent or important members of the Socialist Party of America (1901–1972).

Summary list[edit source | edit]

Key:

* Went on to join the Communist Party, Communist Labor Party of America or Workers Party of America
ISS A founder or key member of the Intercollegiate Socialist Society, 1905, later League for Industrial Democracy
IWW A founder of the Industrial Workers of the World, 1905.
SDL Left to found the Social Democratic League of America, 1917.
SDF Left to found the Social Democratic Federation, 1936.
IPN Left to found the Independent Party of Norwalk, 1951
SDUSA Continued into Social Democrats, USA, 1973
SPUSA Went on to join the Socialist Party USA, 1973
DSOC Went on to join the Democratic Socialist Organizing Committee, 1973, later Democratic Socialists of America

Annotated list[edit source | edit]

Key:

* Went on to join the Communist Party, Communist Labor Party of America or Workers Party of America
ISS A founder or key member of the Intercollegiate Socialist Society, 1905, later League for Industrial Democracy
IWW A founder of the Industrial Workers of the World, 1905.
SDL Left to found the Social Democratic League of America, 1917.
SDF Left to found the Social Democratic Federation, 1936.
SDUSA Continued into Social Democrats, USA, 1973
SPUSA Went on to join the Socialist Party USA, 1973
DSOC Went on to join the Democratic Socialist Organizing Committee, 1973, later Democratic Socialists of America