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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(1909-1992)

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.
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HM NumberHM1A01
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Year Placed1999
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 4:46am PDT -07:00
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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
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Area Code(s)570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 75 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre PA 18701, US
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