(1910-1969)A longtime resident of California and elected official of the United Mine Workers of America. He led efforts to improve working conditions for coal miners. On December 31, 1969—shortly after his defeat as a reform candidate for president of the UMW—he, his wife Margaret, and their daughter Charlotte were assassinated. In 1972, reformers were elected to leadership of the UMW.
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|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 2:38pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17T E 594669 N 4435737|
|Decimal Degrees||40.06658333, -79.88986667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 3.995', W 79° 53.392'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 3' 59.70" N, 79° 53' 23.52" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 242-298 Wood St, California PA 15419, US|
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