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Colorado Mining Fatalities (pre-1963)

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KAANTA, AUGUST Death Date: 1901NOV20
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Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: SAM
Company name:
Mine name: SMUGGLER UNION
Cause of death/comments: FIRE

KACHANER, MIKE H Death Date: 1921JAN12
Nationality: RUSSIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 6
Age at death: 28
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON CO.
Mine name: CAMERON
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KAGIS, SAM Death Date: 1907DEC17
Nationality: GREEK
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 25
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: DELAGUA
Cause of death/comments: FALL OR ROOF

KAHNA, JOE Death Date: 1915FEB2
Nationality: SLAV
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 20
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: BERWIND
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KAIL, PAUL Death Date: 1889NOV26
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
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Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name: COLORADO FUEL CO.
Mine name: ROUSE
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KAKALECIK, EDWARD Death Date: 1943JUL10
Nationality:
Occupation: ROPE RIDER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name: C.F.&I. CORP.
Mine name: KEBLER NO. 2
Cause of death/comments: HAULAGE

KAKIS, MIKE Death Date: 1910DEC14
Nationality: GREEK
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 26
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 2
County: WEL
Company name:
Mine name: PURITAN
Cause of death/comments: FALLING OFF ASCENDING CAGE

KALB, LOUIE Death Date: 1912MAY17
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation: MACHINE-RUNNER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 35
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 1
County: BOU
Company name:
Mine name: MATCHLESS
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF SLATE

KALLAR, WILLIAM Death Date: 1903JUN26
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation: ROCK MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 31
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: GUN
Company name:
Mine name: CRESTED BUTTE
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KALLAS, ROY Death Date: 1920SEP10
Nationality: GREEK
Occupation: DRIVER
Yrs Mine Exp: 10
Age at death: 31
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 0
County: BOU
Company name: ROCKY MOUNTAIN FUEL CO.
Mine name: GORHAM
Cause of death/comments: RUN OVER BY A LOADED COAL CAR

KALONSKY, STANLEY Death Date: 1913DEC16
Nationality: POLE
Occupation: TIMBERMAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 28
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: GAR
Company name: CORYELL MINING LEASING
Mine name: VULCAN
Cause of death/comments: DUST EXPLOSION

KAMBIC, JOHN Death Date: 1930FEB10
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: MACHINE MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 2
Age at death: 19
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON CO.
Mine name: ROBINSON NO. 1
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KAMINSKY, PETER Death Date: 1927SEP8
Nationality: RUSSIAN
Occupation: MACHINE MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 15
Age at death: 47
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 2
County: BOU
Company name: ROCKY MOUNTAIN FUEL CO.
Mine name: INDUSTRIAL
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KAMPWRUKI, MIKE Death Date: 1918FEB8
Nationality: GREEK
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 44
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 0
County: HUE
Company name: COLORADO FEUL & IRON
Mine name: IDEAL
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KANAGAS, CHARLES Death Date: 1919DEC7
Nationality:
Occupation: MACHINEMAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 42
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: SAM
Company name:
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: STRUCK ON HEAD BY A WHEEL OFF THE SKIP

KANAKARAIS, JOHN Death Date: 1945AUG3
Nationality:
Occupation:
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Surving children:
County: BOU
Company name: LOUIS GASPAR
Mine name: REGAL
Cause of death/comments: ROOF FALL

KAPETANKIS, NICK Death Date: 1918APR7
Nationality: GREEK
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 44
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 4
County: BOU
Company name: NATIONAL FUEL
Mine name: MONARCH NO. 1
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KARAZA, JOSEPH Death Date: 1917NOV30
Nationality:
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 33
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: LAK
Company name:
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF CAPPING FUSE

KARCICH, FRANK Death Date: 1936JAN15
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: MACHINE LOADER
Yrs Mine Exp: 30
Age at death: 50
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 0
County: LAS
Company name: JEWELL COLLIERIES CORP.
Mine name: CRESTON
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KARMOS, CHRIST Death Date: 1926JAN29
Nationality: GREEK
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 35
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 4
County: LAS
Company name: BEAR CANON COAL CO.
Mine name: BEAR CANON NO. 3
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS

KARMOS, TOM Death Date: 1926JAN19
Nationality: GREEK
Occupation: PICK MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 36
Age at death:
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: BEAR CANON COAL CO.
Mine name: BEAR CANON
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KARST, FRANK Death Date: 1942NOV23
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County: HUE
Company name: BUTTE VALLEY COAL
Mine name: BUTTE VALLEY
Cause of death/comments: GAS EXPLOSION

KASKIE, ROBERT F Death Date: 1919MAY9
Nationality:
Occupation: MILLMAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 35
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: CHA
Company name:
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: CAUGHT ON A LINE SHAFT

KASPER, FRANK Death Date: 1910OCT23
Nationality: SLAV
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 25
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name:
Mine name: GLOBE
Cause of death/comments: RUN OVER BY A CAR

KATAVISH, JACOB Death Date: 1907NOV22
Nationality: SLAVONIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 49
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: HASTINGS
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROOF

KATES, F E Death Date: 1921FEB20
Nationality:
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 22
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: TEL
Company name:
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KATHADORES, WILLIAM Death Date: 1917JUL10
Nationality: GREEK
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 35
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 0
County:
Company name: BIG FOUR COAL & COKE
Mine name: CENTENNIAL
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF COAL

KATRES, JOHN Death Date: 1917APR27
Nationality: GREEK
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 30
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: HASTINGS
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION

KATSARALIKES, GEORGE Death Date: 1918MAR12
Nationality: GREEK
Occupation: PICK MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 30
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: VICTOR-AMERICAN FUEL
Mine name: DELAGUA
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KATSICIS, CHRIS Death Date: 1923MAY5
Nationality: GREEK
Occupation: PICK MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 20
Age at death: 36
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: ROCKY MOUNTAIN FUEL CO.
Mine name: SOUTHWESTERN
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS & DUST

KATSOULIS, GUST Death Date: 1922AUG26
Nationality: GREEK
Occupation: MACHINE MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 10
Age at death: 36
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 3
County: LAS
Company name: BEAR CANON COAL CO.
Mine name: BEAR CANON
Cause of death/comments: ELECTROCUTED

KAUSER, FRED Death Date: 1915MAR4
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation: TIMBERMAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 41
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 5
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: PRIMERO
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF COAL

KAUSER, MARTIN Death Date: 1920SEP30
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation: FIREBOSS
Yrs Mine Exp: 5
Age at death: 24
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name: OAKDALE COAL CO.
Mine name: OAKDALE
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF COAL & ROCK

KAVANAUGH, WILLIAM Death Date: 1897MAY1
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Occupation:
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Surving children:
County: CLE
Company name:
Mine name: PELICAN DAVIS
Cause of death/comments: FALLING ROCK IN SLOPE

KAWAKAMI, B. Death Date: 1912JUL13
Nationality: JAPANESE
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 40
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: HASTINGS
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KEATING, JOHN C Death Date: 1893JAN30
Nationality:
Occupation:
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Surving children:
County: FRE
Company name: MINING MACHINERY
Mine name: PRENTISS
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KEESE, WILLIAM E Death Date: 1896DEC9
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Occupation:
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County: ELP
Company name:
Mine name: PLYMOUTH ROCK
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF POWDER

KEHOE, PATRICK Death Date: 1897NOV13
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Occupation:
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Surving children:
County: GIL
Company name:
Mine name: PLATEAU
Cause of death/comments: ROCK FALLING FROM HANGING WALL

KEITH, CHARLES A Death Date: 1899AUG30
Nationality:
Occupation:
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Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: TEL
Company name:
Mine name: ORSHA MAY NO. 1
Cause of death/comments: FELL WITH BUCKET IN SHAFT

KEITH, J H Death Date: 1922FEB18
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: DRIVER
Yrs Mine Exp: 7
Age at death: 29
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 0
County: FRE
Company name: CANON RELIANCE COAL CO.
Mine name: CANON
Cause of death/comments: RUN OVER BY CAR

KEITH, JOHN Death Date: 1912MAR8
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 68
Marital Status: W
Surving children: 6
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: MAJESTIC
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KELLER, E. H Death Date: 1902AUG2
Nationality:
Occupation: HELPER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: BROADHEAD
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION

KELLER, G W Death Date: 1899APR10
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Occupation:
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Surving children:
County: TEL
Company name:
Mine name: LAST DOLLAR
Cause of death/comments: STRUCK BY CAGE

KELLER, WILLIAM C Death Date: 1949OCT11
Nationality:
Occupation: DIAMOND DRILLER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 31
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County:
Company name: BOYLES BROS. DRILLING CO.
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: SUFFOCATED

KELLEY, B. C Death Date: 1896JAN9
Nationality:
Occupation:
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Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: SAM
Company name:
Mine name: TOM BOY
Cause of death/comments: CAVE OF GROUND

KELLEY, HENRY Death Date: 1900MAR13
Nationality: IRISH
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 45
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: FRE
Company name:
Mine name: BROOKSIDE
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF COAL

KELLITT, WILLIAM Death Date: 1934JUL28
Nationality: ENGLISH
Occupation: MACHINE MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 36
Age at death: 58
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 5
County: WEL
Company name: ROCKY MOUNTAIN FUEL CO.
Mine name: COLUMBINE
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KELLY, JOKE Death Date: 1910SEP22
Nationality: SLAV
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 38
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 4
County: HUE
Company name:
Mine name: CAMERON
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF DRAWSLATE

KELLY, PATRICK Death Date: 1870SEP14
Nationality:
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County:
Company name:
Mine name: LYDEN-MURPHY
Cause of death/comments: FOUL AIR

KELLY, RAYMOND A Death Date: 1920SEP3
Nationality:
Occupation: LABORER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 21
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: ELP
Company name:
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: FELL FROM A TRESTLE

KELLY, WILLIAM Death Date: 1880APR22
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County:
Company name:
Mine name: YANKEEHILL-LEADVILLE
Cause of death/comments: CAVE-IN

KEMBER, HENRY Death Date: 1897AUG10
Nationality:
Occupation:
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Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: GIL
Company name:
Mine name: BUELL
Cause of death/comments: HIT ON HEAD FALLING ROCK

KEMPANY, RUDOLPH Death Date: 1910OCT8
Nationality: POLE
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 28
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 2
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: STARKVILLE
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF DUST ARC FROM RUNAWAY TRIP

KENEALY, JOHN Death Date: 1902AUG7
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: SHOOTER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: BOWEN
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION

KENNEDY, JOHN Death Date: 1928JUL15
Nationality:
Occupation: SHIFT BOSS
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 55
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County:
Company name:
Mine name: CAMEO
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KENNEDY, THOMAS Death Date: 1899MAY31
Nationality:
Occupation:
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Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: OUR
Company name:
Mine name: SCOTCH GIRL
Cause of death/comments: FALLING FROM LADDER DOWN SHAFT

KEOWN, RAYMOND Death Date: 1933NOV15
Nationality:
Occupation: MOTORMAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 25
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: EAG
Company name:
Mine name: EAGLE
Cause of death/comments: CAUGH BETWEEN CHUTE LIP & LOADED CAR

KERBISH, JOSEPH Death Date: 1904DEC17
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 24
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: FRE
Company name:
Mine name: ROYAL GORGE
Cause of death/comments: PREMATURE BLAST

KERMODE, HARRY Death Date: 1896DEC19
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: OUR
Company name:
Mine name: PONY EXPRESS
Cause of death/comments: FALLING ROCK

KERN, BOB Death Date: 1910JAN31
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 46
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: PRIMERO
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS/DUST

KERO, FRANK Death Date: 1898MAR27
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: SAG
Company name:
Mine name: ORIENT IRON
Cause of death/comments: ORE BREAKING AWAY IN SLOPE

KEROTTI, B. Death Date: 1911OCT18
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 39
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name:
Mine name: ROUSE
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KERR, DAVID Death Date: 1917JAN31
Nationality: SCOTCH
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 58
Marital Status: W
Surving children: 0
County: BOU
Company name: ROCKY MOUNTAIN FUEL
Mine name: INDUSTRIAL
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF COAL

KERR, FRANK Death Date: 1923APR19
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: INSIDE ENGINEER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 55
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 4
County: GUN
Company name: ROSS COAL CO.
Mine name: HORACE
Cause of death/comments: CRUSHED UNDER A SNOWSLIDE

KERR, WALTER Death Date: 1917MAY6
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 27
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 3
County: LAS
Company name: BERWIND CO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: HASTINGS
Cause of death/comments: HEART FAILURE; HELPED IN THE RESCUE WORK

KERR, WILLIAM Death Date: 1898MAR16
Nationality: SCOTCH
Occupation: TRAMWAY CLEANER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 44
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 3
County: GUN
Company name:
Mine name: CRESTED BUTTE
Cause of death/comments: CRUSHED BY CAR

KERT, FRANK Death Date: 1910JAN31
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 33
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: PRIMERO
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS/DUST

KETOLA, HERMAN Death Date: 1904JUN17
Nationality: FINLANDER
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 24
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name:
Mine name: HEZRON
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KETROE, GUS Death Date: 1913FEB13
Nationality: GREEK
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 28
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County:
Company name: ROCKY MOUNTAIN FUEL
Mine name: REX NO. 1
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KEYS, HARVEY Death Date: 1923OCT7
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: MACHINE MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 16
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County:
Company name: MIDWEST COAL CO.
Mine name: MIDWEST
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS & DUST

KEYS, J K Death Date: 1923OCT7
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: MACHINE MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 30
Age at death: 56
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 7
County:
Company name: MIDWEST COAL CO.
Mine name: MIDWEST
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS & DUST

KEYS, ROBERT B Death Date: 1923ICT7
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: MACHINE MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 13
Age at death: 29
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 1
County:
Company name: MIDWEST COAL CO.
Mine name: MIDWEST
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS & DUST

KEYS, W B Death Date: 1923OCT7
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: MACHINE MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 18
Age at death: 31
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 3
County:
Company name: MIDWEST COAL CO.
Mine name: MIDWEST
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS & DUST

KIDDY, WILLIAM Death Date: 1917MAR3
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 38
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 1
County: LAS
Company name: ROYAL FUEL
Mine name: ROYAL
Cause of death/comments: CRUSHED UNDER A MINE CAR

KIKA, MIKE Death Date: 1906JUL24
Nationality: SLAVONIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 26
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name:
Mine name: PRYOR
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF DRAWSLATE

KIKOS, SAM Death Date: 1917APR27
Nationality: GREEK
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 37
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 0
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: HASTINGS
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION

KIKUCHI, C. Death Date: 1915DEC2
Nationality: JAPANESE
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 30
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name: VICTOR-AMERICABN FUEL
Mine name: RAVENWOOD
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KILGORE, LEVI Death Date: 1958JAN17
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County:
Company name: LaSALLE MINING CO. (U.C.N.C.
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: CRUSHED UNDER DUMPED BUCKET OF WASTE

KILHOFFER, JOSEPH Death Date: 1918JUL22
Nationality: ALSATIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 54
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 2
County: BOU
Company name: RED ASH COAL CO.
Mine name: RED ASH
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KILPATRICK, JAMES Death Date: 1915JAN6
Nationality: SCOTCH
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 48
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: DEL
Company name: GRAND MESA FUEL
Mine name: FAIRVIEW
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KILPATRICK, W. C Death Date: 1910NOV8
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: OUTSIDE FOREMAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 42
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: VICTOR-AMERICAN FUEL
Mine name: DELAGUA
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS/DUST-OPEN LIGHT

KIM, G J Death Date: 1951AUG24
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County:
Company name:
Mine name: RESERVOIR NO. 22
Cause of death/comments: PREMATURE EXPLOSION

KIM, H. K Death Date: 1910JAN31
Nationality: KOREAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 29
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 1
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: PRIMERO
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS/DUST

KIM, H. P Death Date: 1910JAN31
Nationality: KOREAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 36
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 3
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: PRIMERO
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS/DUST

KIM, O. H Death Date: 1910JAN31
Nationality: KOREAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 37
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 3
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: PRIMERO
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS/DUST

KIM, Y. B Death Date: 1910JAN31
Nationality: KOREAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 32
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 2
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: PRIMERO
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS/DUST

KIMBALL, A G Death Date: 1939OCT30
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: ROU
Company name: IDLE MINE
Mine name: RITCHNEG
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF SLATE

KIMMICK, GEORGE Death Date: 1930AUG16
Nationality: ITALIAN
Occupation: MACHINE RUNNER
Yrs Mine Exp: 22
Age at death: 34
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: FRE
Company name: CANON-RELIANCE COAL CO.
Mine name: CANON
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KINDER, RAY Death Date: 1942MAR7
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 46
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: MES
Company name: FEDERAL PROJECT CAMEO NO. 3
Mine name: GRAND JUNCTION
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KING, BURT Death Date: 1924NOV13
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: PICK MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 36
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name: ALAMO COAL CO.
Mine name: ALAMO
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KING, GEORGE Death Date: 1900MAR12
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: PIT
Company name:
Mine name: IOWA CHIEF
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF POWDER

KING, IBER Death Date: 1884JAN24
Nationality:
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: GUN
Company name: COLORADO COAL AND IRON
Mine name: CRESTED BUTTE
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS AND DUST

KING, W T Death Date: 1884JAN24
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: GUN
Company name: COLORADO COAL AND IRON
Mine name: CRESTED BUTTE
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS AND DUST

KING, W Y Death Date: 1932AUG27
Nationality: KOREAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 6
Age at death: 41
Marital Status: W
Surving children: 1
County: 3
Company name: HAYDEN COAL CO.
Mine name: HAYDEN NO
Cause of death/comments: ROU

KING, WILLIAM Death Date: 1946DEC29
Nationality:
Occupation: SHIFT BOSS
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 61
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: LAK
Company name: JOHN HAMM MINING & MILLING
Mine name: LEADVILLE
Cause of death/comments: CLOTHING CAUGHT IN JACK SHAFT

KINK, MARTIN Death Date: 1916SEP23
Nationality: GERMAN
Occupation: TIMBERMAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 46
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 6
County: BOU
Company name: ROCKY MOUNTAIN FUEL
Mine name: GORHAM
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK AND DIRT

KIRBY, ED Death Date: 1937NOV6
Nationality:
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 43
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: SAJ
Company name: SUNNYSIDE MINING & MILLING
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KIRBY, J L Death Date: 1920JAN29
Nationality:
Occupation: OILER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 42
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: SUM
Company name:
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: ELECTROCUTED

KIRCH, ADOLPH Death Date: 1915JAN18
Nationality: GERMAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 16
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: CARBON COAL & COKE
Mine name: COKEDALE
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KIREN, ANDREW Death Date: 1923JUL12
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation: PICK MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 29
Age at death: 57
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County:
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON CO.
Mine name: ROCKVALE
Cause of death/comments: PREMATURE SHOT

KIRK, WILLIAM Death Date: 1928FEB5
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: MACHINE MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 42
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 3
County: BOU
Company name: ROCKY MOUNTAIN FUEL CO.
Mine name: ACME
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KIS, JOHN Death Date: 1904JAN21
Nationality: ITALIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 30
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name:
Mine name: ROUSE
Cause of death/comments: HIT BY RUNAWAY MINE CARS

KITELL, JOHN Death Date: 1890JUN7
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: GAR
Company name: COLORADO FUEL CO.
Mine name: COAL RIDGE
Cause of death/comments: STRUCK OF FRAGMENTS

KITT, FRED Death Date: 1941OCT29
Nationality:
Occupation: LABORER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 19
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAK
Company name: CLIMAX MOLYBDENUM CO.
Mine name: CLIMAX
Cause of death/comments: SUFFOCATED

KITZER, ANTHONY Death Date: 1919MAR30
Nationality:
Occupation: TRAMWAY TENDER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 47
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: TEL
Company name:
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: CAUGHT UNDER A TRAMWAY

KLAPUCH, LUDWIG Death Date: 1911FEB4
Nationality: POLE
Occupation: SHOT-FIRER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 1
County: LAS
Company name: CARBON COAL & COKE
Mine name: COKEDALE
Cause of death/comments: DUST EXPLOSION

KLIMEK, FRANK Death Date: 1910OCT8
Nationality: POLE
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 19
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: STARKVILLE
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF DUST ARC FROM RUNAWAY TRIP

KLIMO, PETE Death Date: 1921APR4
Nationality: POLE
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 7
Age at death: 33
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name: OAKDALE COAL CO.
Mine name: OAKDALE
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KLINE, ANDY Death Date: 1932JUL4
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation: TIMBERMAN
Yrs Mine Exp: 20
Age at death: 46
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: JEF
Company name: LEYDEN LIGNITE CO.
Mine name: LEYDEN NO. 2
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK & COAL

KLINOWSKI, FRANK Death Date: 1904OCT7
Nationality: POLANDER
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 34
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: BOU
Company name:
Mine name: INDUSTRIAL
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF DRAW SLATE

KLOBAS, JOHN Death Date: 1917APR27
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 30
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 2
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: HASTINGS
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION

KLUM, LOUIS Death Date: 1913JUN13
Nationality: SLAV
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 33
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 0
County: LAS
Company name: ROCKY MOUNTAIN FUEL
Mine name: PIEDMONT
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KLUPHF, H E Death Date: 1920NOV23
Nationality: GERMAN
Occupation: CARPENTER
Yrs Mine Exp: 41
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: WEL
Company name: ROCKY MOUNTAIN FUEL CO.
Mine name: COLUMBINE
Cause of death/comments: FELL OFF TIPPLE

KNAPP, HENRY O Death Date: 1928FEB25
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: MINE FOREMAN
Yrs Mine Exp: 35
Age at death: 58
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 6
County: ELP
Company name: PIKES PEAK FUEL CO.
Mine name: PIKEVIEW
Cause of death/comments: BLOOD POISON

KNEEBONE, WILLIAM Death Date: 1892APR16
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: GAR
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON CO.
Mine name: NEW CASTLE
Cause of death/comments: FALLED FROM BUCKET IN SINKING SHAFT

KNIEST, CHARLES Death Date: 1912OCT19
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 50
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: MES
Company name:
Mine name: CAMEO
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF SLAB

KNIGHT, ARLISS Death Date: 1936DEC16
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: NIGHT WATCHMAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 57
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 2
County: LAS
Company name: TEMPLE FUEL CO.
Mine name: BRODHEAD NO. 9
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF FROZEN DIRT

KNOCH, H S Death Date: 1931NOV22
Nationality:
Occupation: ELECTRICIAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 42
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: OUR
Company name:
Mine name: BANNER AMERICAN
Cause of death/comments: ELECTROCUTED

KNOWLEY, WILLIAM Death Date: 1898JAN17
Nationality: ENGLISH
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 39
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 3
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: SOPRIS
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KNOX, CURTIS E Death Date: 1933JAN5
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: NIGHT FIREMAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 19
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: JEF
Company name: GOOD FUEL CO.
Mine name: CHRISTENSEN
Cause of death/comments: CAUGHT BETWEEN ROPE & WHEEL

KNOX, HENRY Death Date: 1945OCT23
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: WEL
Company name: BOULDER VALLEY COAL
Mine name: BOULDER VALLEY NO. 3
Cause of death/comments: ROOF FALL

KNOX, THAD Death Date: 1918MAR16
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: CAR DROPPER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 28
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 1
County: LAS
Company name: IDEAL FUEL
Mine name: JEWEL
Cause of death/comments: RUN OVER BY A RAILROAD CAR

KNOX, THOMAS J Death Date: 1911DEC12
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 60
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 5
County: HUE
Company name:
Mine name: ROBINSON
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF SLATE

KNUDSEN, NEILS Death Date: 1919ICT30
Nationality: DANE
Occupation: PICK MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 31
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 0
County:
Company name:
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments:

KOBARA, LAWRENCE Death Date: 1910OCT8
Nationality: POLE
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 50
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 6
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: STARKVILLE
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF DUST ARC FROM RUNAWAY TRIP

KOCHANOWSKY, HARRY Death Date: 1926MAR2
Nationality: POLE
Occupation: MACHINE MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 4
Age at death: 26
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 1
County: LAS
Company name: AMERICAN SMELTING & REFINING
Mine name: BONCARBO
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KOCHEVAR, STEVE Death Date: 1900MAR14
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: LAK
Company name:
Mine name: IBEX
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF HOLE

KOEHLER, GUSTAVE Death Date: 1884SEP4
Nationality:
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: GUN
Company name:
Mine name: CRESTED BUTTE
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KOERPER, JACOB Death Date: 1894JUL31
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: JEF
Company name: DENVER COAL
Mine name: RALLSTON
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK & COAL

KOHIBERG, E. Death Date: 1896MAR23
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: SAM
Company name:
Mine name: UNION
Cause of death/comments: PULLED CAR OFF CAGE WHILE IN MOTION

KOIVU, FRANK Death Date: 1917AUG15
Nationality:
Occupation: MACHINE DRILLER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 35
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: SAM
Company name:
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: ELECTROCUTED OR OVERCOME BY WATER & GAS

KOLAR, NIKOLAS Death Date: 1913MAY27
Nationality: SLAV
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 52
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 2
County: HUE
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: ROUSE
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KOLATIC, PAUL Death Date: 1910MAY9
Nationality: RUSSIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 35
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 1
County: HUE
Company name:
Mine name: RAVENWOOD
Cause of death/comments: STRUCK BY RUNAWAY CAR

KOLISER, JOHN Death Date: 1893DEC5
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name: UNITED COAL CO.
Mine name: PEERLESS
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KOMAR, TONY Death Date: 1921AUG10
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation: MACHINE MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 4
Age at death: 36
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 2
County: FRE
Company name: VICTOR-AMERICAN FUEL CO.
Mine name: RADIANT
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KOME, K. Death Date: 1906APR22
Nationality: JAPANESE
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 38
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: CUATRO
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS/DUST-OPEN LIGHT

KONDIS, MIKE Death Date: 1919MAR31
Nationality: GREEK
Occupation: PICK MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 27
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: EMPIRE COAL CO.
Mine name: EMPIRE
Cause of death/comments: GAS EXPLOSION DUE TO ELECTRIC ARC

KONIGERES, GREEK Death Date: 1917APR27
Nationality: MINER
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp: 36
Age at death: M
Marital Status: 1
Surving children:
County: EXP
Company name: HASTINGS
Mine name: LAS
Cause of death/comments:

KONTOGIANES, JIM Death Date: 1926JAN29
Nationality: GREEK
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 46
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 3
County: LAS
Company name: BEAR CANON COAL CO.
Mine name: BEAR CANON NO. 3
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS

KOONCE, GARLAND L Death Date: 1955JUN21
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County:
Company name: R. L. MANNING DRILLING CO.
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: HIT BY FALLING CORE BARREL

KOPACZ, PAUL Death Date: 1935JAN10
Nationality: POLISH
Occupation: COMPANY MAN
Yrs Mine Exp: 28
Age at death: 52
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 6
County: FRE
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON CO.
Mine name: ROCKVALE NO. 3
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF DYNAMITE

KOPELAS, JOHN Death Date: 1917APR27
Nationality: GREEK
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 31
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 3
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: HASTINGS
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION

KORACH, DAN Death Date: 1922DEC15
Nationality: SERVIAN
Occupation: MACHINE MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 10
Age at death: 40
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 1
County: WEL
Company name: ROCKY MOUNTAIN FUEL CO.
Mine name: COLUMBINE
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF COAL

KORBEL, DONALD K Death Date: 1961MAY2
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 41
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: FRE
Company name: RALPH J. PIERCE
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: CRUSHED BY LOADER

KORENTUS, EMERIC Death Date: 1910MAY28
Nationality: HUGARIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 47
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name:
Mine name: PRYOR
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KORPILLA, JOHN Death Date: 1926DEC27
Nationality: FINLANDER
Occupation: SHOVEL PITMAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 50
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: GAR
Company name:
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: CRUSHED BY A HEAVY JACK-SCREW

KOS, ANTHONY Death Date: 1927OCT7
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation: PICK MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 5
Age at death: 26
Marital Status: W
Surving children: 1
County: HUE
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON CO.
Mine name: ROBINSON NO. 2
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KOSAREK, ERNEST Death Date: 1942JUN17
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: AMERICAN S. & R. CO.
Mine name: BONCARBO
Cause of death/comments: ROOF FALL

KOSEFF, CHRIS Death Date: 1915APR6
Nationality: BULGARIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 28
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: BOU
Company name: ROCKY MOUNTAIN FUEL
Mine name: REX NO. 1
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF DRAW SLATE

KOSERNIK, JOHN Death Date: 1910JAN31
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation: TRACKLAYER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 28
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: PRIMERO
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS/DUST

KOSICH, FRANK Death Date: 1917APR27
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 36
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: HASTINGS
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION

KOSICH, JOE Death Date: 1917APR27
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 25
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: HASTINGS
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION

KOSMIDER, HENRY Death Date: 1918MAR4
Nationality: SLAV
Occupation: MACHINE RUNNER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 48
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 3
County: HUE
Company name: AZTEC COAL MINING
Mine name: TOLTEC
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF BONE COAL

KOSS, JOE Death Date: 1925FEB4
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation: PICK MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 35
Age at death: 56
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: BEAR CANON COAL CO.
Mine name: BEAR CANON
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KOSTER, JONATHAN Death Date: 1906FEB19
Nationality: ITALIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 33
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name:
Mine name: MAITLAND
Cause of death/comments: GAS EXPLOSION

KOSTER, K. Death Date: 1906FEB19
Nationality: ITALIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 28
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name:
Mine name: MAITLAND
Cause of death/comments: GAS EXPLOSION

KOUKOS, MIKE Death Date: 1915SEP27
Nationality: GREEK
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 21
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 0
County: HUE
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: WALSEN
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KOVATS, LOUIS Death Date: 1904NOV21
Nationality: HUNGARIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 19
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: FRE
Company name:
Mine name: CHANDLER
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF COAL

KOVATZ, ANDREW Death Date: 1910SEP30
Nationality: HUNGARIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 20
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name:
Mine name: PINON
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KOVITH, DANIEL Death Date: 1937OCT30
Nationality:
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 42
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: SAJ
Company name: SHENANDOAH-DIVES MINING CO.
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: FELL FROM TOWER ON A AERIAL TRAMWAY

KOWALSKI, WILLIAM Death Date: 1929JUN27
Nationality:
Occupation: MACHINE DRILLER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 36
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: SAJ
Company name:
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: DRAWN INTO STOPE OF RUNNING ORE

KRANKOTA, JOE Death Date: 1912OCT27
Nationality: SLAV
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 7
County: HUE
Company name:
Mine name: OAKDALE
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF COAL

KRANLEIDES, MARTIN Death Date: 1933DEC2
Nationality: GERMAN
Occupation: MINE MECHANIC
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 44
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: JEF
Company name: GOOD FUEL CO.
Mine name: LITTLETON VALLEY
Cause of death/comments: SUFFOCATED

KRANST, JOSEPH Death Date: 1884JAN24
Nationality:
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: GUN
Company name: COLORADO COAL AND IRON
Mine name: CRESTED BUTTE
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS AND DUST

KRASHITZ, FRANK Death Date: 1913MAY22
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 30
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: PRIMERO
Cause of death/comments: CRUSHED BETWEEN CAR AND COAL FACE

KRAUSHOPE, HENRY Death Date: 1911APR15
Nationality: GERMAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 45
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 1
County: WEL
Company name:
Mine name: PARKDALE
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF COAL

KRAWCZYK, FRANK Death Date: 1910OCT8
Nationality: POLE
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 34
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 4
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: STARKVILLE
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF DUST ARC FROM RUNAWAY TRIP

KRAWCZYK, JOHN Death Date: 1910OCT8
Nationality: POLE
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 25
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: STARKVILLE
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF DUST ARC FROM RUNAWAY TRIP

KRESIN, MIKE Death Date: 1911SEP4
Nationality: POLE
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 43
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 8
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: GREENVILLE
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KRESOVICH, MARTIN Death Date: 1917APR27
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 29
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 2
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: HASTINGS
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION

KRESOVICH, TONY Death Date: 1917APR27
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 23
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: HASTINGS
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION

KRILL, DAVID Death Date: 1958NOV5
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County:
Company name: IDARADO MINING CO.
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: ASPHYXIATION. FALL OF MAN

KRIMPOTICH, MARK Death Date: 1920JUL29
Nationality:
Occupation: TRAMMER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 26
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: SAM
Company name:
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: WALKED INTO AN OPEN CHUTE

KRIPAN, ANDRE Death Date: 1912JUL11
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 43
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 1
County: HUE
Company name:
Mine name: IDEAL
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KRIST, JOHN Death Date: 1946MAR15
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name: C. F. & I. CORP.
Mine name: PICTOU (NEW)
Cause of death/comments: ROOF FALL

KRISTY, ARNOLD J Death Date: 1939APR28
Nationality:
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 28
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County:
Company name: VETA MINES
Mine name: INC.
Cause of death/comments: SAM

KRIZIK, JOHN Death Date: 1902DEC23
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 35
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name:
Mine name: PICTOU
Cause of death/comments: STRUCK BY RUNAWAY TRIP OF 6 LOAED CARS

KROGH, MARTIN Death Date: 1917FEB5
Nationality:
Occupation: FOREMAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 49
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: BOU
Company name:
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: PINNED AGAINST THE FOOT-WALL

KROKOWSKI, TOM Death Date: 1912JUL17
Nationality: POLE
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 21
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: PIEDMONT
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KROPROSHEK, ANTON Death Date: 1921DEC12
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 8
Age at death: 36
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 0
County: GUN
Company name: UTAH FUEL CO.
Mine name: SOMERSET
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF COAL

KROVERTIN, FRANK Death Date: 1922SEP25
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation: TIMBERMAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 50
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 5
County: FRE
Company name: CANON-RELIANCE COAL CO.
Mine name: CANON
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF COAL

KRUZE, ANDERS Death Date: 1896APR17
Nationality:
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON CO
Mine name: BERWIND
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KSEYSEKOWSKI, LUG Death Date: 1913JUL22
Nationality: POLE
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 30
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 0
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: STARKVILLE
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KUHN, EDWARD H Death Date: 1895SEP26
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: LAK
Company name:
Mine name: BELGIAN
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF POWDER

KUMOREK, MIKE Death Date: 1910OCT8
Nationality: POLE
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 35
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 4
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: STARKVILLE
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF DUST ARC FROM RUNAWAY TRIP

KUNELIS, MIKE Death Date: 1917APR27
Nationality: GREEK
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 24
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: HASTINGS
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION

KURE, JOSEPH Death Date: 1918FEB26
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 31
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: LAK
Company name:
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF SOME OBJECT

KUREN, JOHN W Death Date: 1917JAN18
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: SHOTFIRER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 30
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 3
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: MORLEY
Cause of death/comments: EXPLODING DETONATORS

KUREN, MIKE Death Date: 1915JUN30
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation: MACHINE HELPER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 32
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 2
County: LAS
Company name: CARBON COAL & COKE
Mine name: COKEDALE
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KURETICH, MARTIN Death Date: 1926DEC23
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation: PICK MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 25
Age at death: 53
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 4
County: DEL
Company name: JUANITA COAL & COKE CO.
Mine name: KING
Cause of death/comments: STRUCK BY AN EMPTY ROPE TRIP

KUSAHARA, K. Death Date: 1907MAR28
Nationality: JAPANESE
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 27
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: GREEN CANON
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KUSKOVITCH, FRANK Death Date: 1910JUL25
Nationality: POLE
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 3L
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: GREENVILLE
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

KUZMOVIC, GEORGE Death Date: 1907DEC30
Nationality: SLAVONIAN
Occupation: PUMPMAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 32
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name:
Mine name: MIDWAY
Cause of death/comments: STRUCK BY A RUNAWAY TRIP

KUZNIK, SCEPAN Death Date: 1905JUL8
Nationality: POLANDER
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 20
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: SOPRIS
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF COAL

KYLE, ROBERT Death Date: 1903FEB25
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 29
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name:
Mine name: MAITLAND
Cause of death/comments: HIT BY MINE CARS

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