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Coal Miners Memorial
Panther Run Mine,

Pardus,
Washington Twp.,
Jefferson County,
Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that mined the Bituminous Coal seams of the Panther Run Mine, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Compiled & Edited by
Raymond A. Washlaski

Raymond A. Washlaski, Historian, Editor,
Ryan P. Washlaski, Technical Editor,

Updated March 26, 2010

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that Worked the
Panther Run Mine


Following is a partial list of the miners, mine employees and company store employees that worked the Panther Run Mine, Pardus, Washington Twp., Jefferson Co., PA.   The coal miners names have been researched and complied from various sources by Raymond A. Washlaski, Historian: newspaper obits, newspaper articles, Pennsylvania Bureau of Mines Reports, township histories, and names of coal miners submitted by various people, etc..
The Nationalities listed for various miners, are taken directly from "Report of the Department of Mines of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA" as reported for the various years.  Those listed as American, could be either native born or naturalized citizens.
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Since 1870, Pennsylvania's Annual Report on Mining Activities has recorded 51,483 deaths from mining accidents-- 31,113 deaths in anthracite mines and 20,370 deaths in bituminous mines.

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COAL MINERS MEMORIAL
PANTHER RUN MINE
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Ammon, Frank
(Italian Miner, ca.1914, Panther Run Mines, Pardus, Jefferson Co., PA.);
(Two Americans were shot, one of them mortally, in a fracas at Pardus, a mining town near Reynoldsville, on Monday night. An Italian fired the shots, making his escape. Kellie Clontz and Harry Clontz, brothers, sought to interfere in a fight at a dance when Frank Ammon, an Italian opened fire on them, Kellie being shot in the stomach and Harry in the side. It is doubtful if Kellie can recover, but his brother is not badly wounded. [from the "Clearfield Progress," Tues., Sept. 22, 1914.].)
[ B ]
[ C ]
Clontz, Harry
(American Miner, ca.1914, Panther Run Mines, Pardus, Jefferson Co., PA.);
(Injured.  Two Americans were shot, one of them mortally, in a fracas at Pardus, a mining town near Reynoldsville, on Monday night. An Italian fired the shots, making his escape. Kellie Clontz and Harry Clontz, brothers, sought to interfere in a fight at a dance when Frank Ammon, an Italian opened fire on them, Kellie being shot in the stomach and Harry in the side. It is doubtful if Kellie can recover, but his brother is not badly wounded. [from the "Clearfield Progress," Tues., Sept. 22, 1914.].)
Clontz, Kellie
(American Miner, ca.1914, Panther Run Mines, Pardus, Jefferson Co., PA.);
(Injured.  Two Americans were shot, one of them mortally, in a fracas at Pardus, a mining town near Reynoldsville, on Monday night. An Italian fired the shots, making his escape. Kellie Clontz and Harry Clontz, brothers, sought to interfere in a fight at a dance when Frank Ammon, an Italian opened fire on them, Kellie being shot in the stomach and Harry in the side. It is doubtful if Kellie can recover, but his brother is not badly wounded. [from the "Clearfield Progress," Tues., Sept. 22, 1914.].)
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[ H ]
[ I ]
[ J ]
Johnson, Charles
(Swedish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1905, Panther Run Mine, Jefferson Co., PA, Age 30, single.);
(Injured.  Back seriously injured by a fall of roof slate in his working place, in the Panther Run Mine, May 8, 1905.)
[ K ]
[ L ]
[ M ]
Merle, Lou
(Italian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1904, Panther Run Mine, Jefferson Co., PA, Age 49, married.);
(Injured.  Rupture of pelvis bone by a fall of roof slate, in the Panther Run Mine, Sept. 30, 1904.) 
[ N ]
Newton, B. P.
(General Superintendent, ca.1912, Panther Run Coal Company, Pardus, PA, Panther Run Mine, Jefferson Co., PA.)
Newton, E. P.
(General Superintendent, ca.1917, Panther Run Coal Company, Pardus, PA, Panther Run Mine, Jefferson Co., PA.)
[ O ]
[ P ]
Phillipi, Tyroio
(Italian Miner, Coal Loader ca.1906, Panther Run Mine, Jefferson Co., PA, Age 53, single.);
(Injured.  Leg fractured by mine cars inside, in the Panther Run Mine, Dec. 6, 1906.)
[ Q ]
[ R ]
Redding, Henry
(General Superintendent, ca.1904, ca.1905, ca.1906, Panther Run Coal Company, Pardus, PA, Panther Run Mine, Jefferson Co., PA.);
(Superintendent, ca.1904, ca.1905, ca.1906, ca.1912, of the Panther Run Mine, Jefferson Co., PA, for Panther Run Coal Company, Pardus, PA.)
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