(1831-1880)Pioneering labor organizer and leader of the Workingmen's Benevolent Association (WBA) of Schuylkill County, a union of anthracite mineworkers. Formed nearby in 1868, WBA had 20,000 members in 22 districts; secured state mine safety laws and the first labor contract in the industry. Siney was president of the Miners National Association and was active in the Greenback Labor Party.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission|
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|Date Added||Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 1:18am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 399320 N 4508212|
|Decimal Degrees||40.71868333, -76.19205000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 43.121', W 76° 11.523'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 43' 7.26" N, 76° 11' 31.38" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2132 Claude Lord Blvd, St. Clair PA 17970, US|
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