Min L. Matheson

Min L. Matheson (HM1A01)

Location: Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 Luzerne County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 14.734', W 75° 52.898'

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Prominent labor, community, and civic leader. She headed the Wyoming Valley District of the ILGWU, 1944-1963. With her husband Bill, she confronted corrupting influences & other obstacles in building a membership of 11,000. Created under their leadership were a model workers' education program, health care center, and traveling chorus. Later, she led efforts on behalf of flood victims after Tropical Storm Agnes in 1992.
HM NumberHM1A01
Year Placed1999
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 4:46am PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] CAROLYN MARTIENSSEN  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 426128 N 4566392
Decimal Degrees41.24556667, -75.88163333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 14.734', W 75° 52.898'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 14' 44.04" N, 75° 52' 53.88" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 75 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre PA 18701, US
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