MIN L.MATHESON
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers
N 41° 14.735 W 075° 52.888
18T E 426142 N 4566394
Quick Description: One of NOW's 28 founding members. Why this is considered roadside instead of city, I'll never know. Thanks to Gosffo for the link listed below. I'm not sure if she's dead or alive.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 11/1/2006 5:48:10 PM
Waymark Code: WMX5G
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo
Views: 39

Long Description:
Marker Text:
Prominent labor, community, and civic leader. She headed the Wyoming Valley District of the ILGWU, 1944-1963. With her husband Bill, she confronted corrupting influences & other obstacles in building a membership of 11,000. Created under their leadership were a model workers' education program, health care center, and traveling chorus. Later, she led efforts on behalf of flood victims after Tropical Storm Agnes in 1992.
Marker Name: Min L. Matheson

County: Luzerne

Date Dedicated: 09/24/1999

Marker Type: Roadside

Location: Public Square, Wilkes-Barre

Category: Labor, Women

Website: [Web Link]

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