Obituary: Trevor Fisk

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The Independent Online
Trevor Fisk, student union leader and hospital administrator, died Orlando, Florida, aged 50. High-profile president of the National Union of Students in the Sixties. Led successful negotiations with the Wilson government and university vice-chancellors to improve student rights and welfare. President of the London School of Economics' student union in 1964, and elected to lead the NUS in 1968. Worked for 10 years for the British Steel Corporation, before moving to the US, where he became vice-president of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia.