Old Ben No. 8 Mine Disaster 1947

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Date: 24 Jul 1947 [unknown]
Location: West Frankfort, Franklin County, Illinoismap
Surnames/tags: Mining_Disasters Illinois Disasters
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History and Circumstances


Name Sourced Bio Connected Category
Berra, Clesta
Bidwell, Herbert D.
Bower, Thomas F.
Childers, J. Martin
Chitwood, Hiram B.
DeJulius, Peter
Fritts, Arthur
Gaubautz, Gustave
Grant, Gus G.
Griffith, George D.
Hilliard, Willis
Marlow, Louis
McPheron, Thomas
Nickelvich, Adolph
Owens, Louis F.
Palmer, Thomas M.
Pircentini, Domineco
Raymond, George
Sebben, John
Smith, Willie Ray
Stagner, Curtis O.
Stevens, Raymond C.
Summers, Giles C.
Walton, Horace M.
Wicker, Robert W.
Wilson, James T.
Yattoni, John P.

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