Monarch No. 2 Mine Disaster 1936

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Date: 20 Jan 1936 [unknown]
Location: Broomfield, Broomfield County, Coloradomap
Surnames/tags: Mining_Disasters Colorado Disasters
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History and Circumstances

Rescue Efforts

Results and Findings


NameNationalityOccupationYears In MiningAgeApprox. DobStatusChildren
Bailey, RayAmericanDay Man2261910Married1
Baird, OscarAmericanMotorman1331903Married2
Davis, SteveWelshFire Boss15441892Married0
De Santis, AnthonyItalianShot Firer15381898Married6
Jaramillo, Jose C. "Joe"MexicanStable Boss20491887Married3
Novinger, John KesterAmericanDay Man341902Married1
Stevens, ThomasAmericanNight Boss15331903Married1
Ward, Leland J.AmericanDay Man12391897Single0

Six women were widowed and 14 children were left without their fathers as a result of this mine explosion. Kester Novinger and Leland Ward were cousins.


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