James Maurer

James Maurer (HM1L6P)

Location: Reading, PA 19602 Berks County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 19.485', W 75° 55.58'

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(1864-1944)

Labor leader and advocate for child labor reform, pensions, and the state's first workers' compensation act. Self-educated, Maurer was elected president of the Pennsylvania Federation of Labor from 1912-1928. He served as state legislator from Reading as a Socialist (1910-1918). He ran unsuccessfully for vice president of the United States on the Socialist ticket in 1928 and 1932. He was a lifelong Reading resident.
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HM NumberHM1L6P
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Year Placed2006
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
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Date Added Friday, June 19th, 2015 at 6:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 421303 N 4464213
Decimal Degrees40.32475000, -75.92633333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 19.485', W 75° 55.58'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 19' 29.1" N, 75° 55' 34.8" W
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Area Code(s)484, 610
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 600-620 Canal St, Reading PA 19602, US
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