Maurice Agius

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Maurice Agius was one of the founding members of the Union Ħaddiema Magħqudin (UHM).

He was born in il-Birgu 10 January 1932. Agius studied at the Seminary and in 1951 joined the Civil Service.

He worked to establish the UHM and then served as its Secretary General from September 29, 1966 to May 14, 1998. In 1998 he was appointed Honorary Life President of the union.

From 1969 onwards Agius was also a Council member of the Confederation of Maltese Trade Unions. Between 1971 and 1974 he was the Secretary of the Civil Service Staff Organization.

Besides his activity in trade unionism Agius was also very active in sports organisations. Between 1954 and 1960 he was Council member of the Malta Football Association, representing Vittoriosa Stars.

Agius was married to Mary Calleja and they had two children, Sandra and Jacqueline.

He died on 6 August 2005 at the age of 73.