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Coal Miners Memorial
Montour No. 4 Mine,

Lawrence,
Cecil Twp.,
Washington County,
Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that mined the Bituminous Coal seams of the Montour No. 4 Mine, Washington County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Compiled & Edited by
Raymond A. Washlaski

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

Updated April 11, 2010

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that Worked the
Montour No. 4 Mine


Following is a partial list of the miners, mine employees and company store employees that worked the Montour No. 4 Mine, Lawrence, Cecil Twp., Washington 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
MONTOUR NO. 4 MINE
[ A ]
Armstrong, J. M.
(General Superintendent, ca.1917, Pittsburgh Coal Company, Montour No. 4 Mine, Washington Co., PA.)
[ B ]
Bokosky, Frank
(Russian Miner, Mule Driver ca.1916, Montour No. 4 Mine, Washington Co., PA, Age 24, single.);
(Killed.  Instantly killed by a fall of roof slate 700 feet from the face of the butt entry, in the Montour No. 4 Mne, Oct. 4, 1916.)
[ C ]
[ D ]
Davis, Daniel
(Superintendent, ca.1916, ca.1917, of the Montour No. 4 Mine, Washington Co., PA, for Pittsburgh Coal Company.)
Deblasio, Charles D.
(Italian Miner, Machine Miner ca.1916, Montour No. 4 Mine, Washington Co., PA, Age 25, single.);
(Killed.  Electrocuted by coming in contact with an electric wire 8 feet from the top of rail on the main tunnel motor road, in the Montour No. 4 Mine, April 14, 1916.)
[ E ]
[ F ]
[ G ]
Gregory, George Thomas
(Miner, Montour No. 4 Mine, Washington Co., PA, married, wife Edith Marie Ohler Gregory.);
(Lived in Monongahela, PA & Finleyville, PA.);
(George Gregory also worked at the Mathies Mine, Black Diamond Mine, Westland Mine, Washington Co., PA.);
(b. April 24, 1914 - d. Jan. 12, 2001.);
(Interred in West Newton Cemetery.)
[ H ]
[ I ]
[ J ]
Jones, Major
(Miner, ca.1930's - 1960's, Montour No. 4 Mine, Washington Co., PA.)
[ K ]
Krieger, Charles
(Miner, ca.1930's - 1960's, Montour No. 4 Mine, Washington Co., PA.)
[ L ]
Logan, Charles
(Miner, ca.1930's - 1960's, Montour No. 4 Mine, Washington Co., PA.)
[ M ]
Maurer, Joseph
(Germany Miner, ca.1932-1970, Montour No. 4 Mine, Washington Co., PA, married.);
(Immigrated from Germany ca.1923.);
(Retired from the Montour No. 4 Mine ca.1970.)
Maurer, Karl
(German Miner, Cutting Machine Operator ca.1932-1973, Montour No. 4 Mine, Washington Co.,PA, married.);
(Immigrated from Germany ca.1926.);
(Retired from the Montour No. 4 Mine ca.1973.)
Maurer, Margaret
(Company Store Employee, ca.1940, Montour No. 4 Mine, Washington Co., PA.)
McFall, Robert M.
(Miner, ca.1970, Montour No. 4 Mine, Washington Co., PA, Age 22.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Montour No. 4 Mine, Sept 21, 1970, on his 1st day of work.)
[ N ]
[ O ]
[ P ]
[ Q ]
[ R ]
[ S ]
Schluederberg, George W.
(General Superintendent, ca.1916, Pittsburgh Coal Company, Montour No. 4 Mine, Washington Co., PA.)
[ T ]
Traven, Joseph
(Austrian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1917, Montour No. 4 Mine, Washington Co., PA, Age 31, single.);
(Killed.  Instantly killed by a fall of roof at the face while drawing posts, in the Montour No. 4 Mine, Nov. 2, 1917.)
[ U ]
[ V ]
[ W ]
Walls, Henry
(Miner, ca.1930's - 1960's, Montour No. 4 Mine, Washington Co., PA.)
[ X ]
[ Y ]
[ Z ]
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