(1864-1944)Labor leader and advocate for child labor reform, pensions, and the state's first workers' compensation act. Self-educated, Maurer was elected president of the Pennsylvania Federation of Labor from 1912-1928. He served as state legislator from Reading as a Socialist (1910-1918). He ran unsuccessfully for vice president of the United States on the Socialist ticket in 1928 and 1932. He was a lifelong Reading resident.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission|
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|Date Added||Friday, June 19th, 2015 at 6:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 421303 N 4464213|
|Decimal Degrees||40.32475000, -75.92633333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 19.485', W 75° 55.58'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 19' 29.1" N, 75° 55' 34.8" W|
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|Area Code(s)||484, 610|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 600-620 Canal St, Reading PA 19602, US|
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