John Siney

John Siney (HM1ATY)

Location: St. Clair, PA 17970 Schuylkill County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 43.121', W 76° 11.523'

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(1831-1880)

Pioneering labor organizer and leader of the Workingmen's Benevolent Association (WBA) of Schuylkill County, a union of anthracite mineworkers. Formed nearby in 1868, WBA had 20,000 members in 22 districts; secured state mine safety laws and the first labor contract in the industry. Siney was president of the Miners National Association and was active in the Greenback Labor Party.
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HM NumberHM1ATY
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Year Placed2003
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 1:18am PDT -07:00
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Photo Credits: [1] CAROLYN MARTIENSSEN  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 399320 N 4508212
Decimal Degrees40.71868333, -76.19205000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 43.121', W 76° 11.523'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 43' 7.26" N, 76° 11' 31.38" W
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Area Code(s)570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2132 Claude Lord Blvd, St. Clair PA 17970, US
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