Joseph A."Jock" Yablonski

Joseph A."Jock" Yablonski (HM1P6)

Location: California, PA 15419 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 3.995', W 79° 53.392'

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A longtime resident of California and elected official of the United Mine Workers of America. He led efforts to improve working conditions for coal miners. On December 31, 1969—shortly after his defeat as a reform candidate for president of the UMW—he, his wife Margaret, and their daughter Charlotte were assassinated. In 1972, reformers were elected to leadership of the UMW.
HM NumberHM1P6
Year Placed1995
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 2:38pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 594669 N 4435737
Decimal Degrees40.06658333, -79.88986667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 3.995', W 79° 53.392'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 3' 59.70" N, 79° 53' 23.52" W
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Area Code(s)724
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 242-298 Wood St, California PA 15419, US
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