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Colorado Mining Fatalities (pre-1963)

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WADDELL, BUSTER Death Date: 1935FEB15
Nationality:
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 27
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: LAK
Company name: CLIMAX MOLYBDENUM CO.
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

WAGNER, HY Death Date: 1921FEB12
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: SHOT FIRER
Yrs Mine Exp: 28
Age at death: 60
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: ROU
Company name: MOFFAT COAL CO.
Mine name: OAK HILLS NO. 2
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF DUST

WAGONSTER, THOMAS H Death Date: 1897JUN23
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Occupation:
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County: DOL
Company name:
Mine name: ENTERPRISE
Cause of death/comments: CAVE IN OF RAISE

WAH, AH Death Date: 1888MAR6
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Occupation:
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County: PAR
Company name:
Mine name: COMO NO. 1
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF COAL

WAKELIN, JOHN Death Date: 1899SEP8
Nationality:
Occupation:
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Age at death:
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County: SAJ
Company name:
Mine name: DAKOTA
Cause of death/comments: PICKING OUT MISSED SHOT

WALDEN, TONY Death Date: 1898MAR3
Nationality: ITALIAN
Occupation: TIMBERMAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 28
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: BERWIND NO. 2
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF BONEY

WALDNER, PAUL Death Date: 1899JUL1
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Occupation:
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County: OUR
Company name:
Mine name: GLACIER
Cause of death/comments: ROOF CAVED IN

WALFORD, W. B Death Date: 1909SEP11
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: DRIVER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 27
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: RAPSON NO. 1
Cause of death/comments: CAUGHT BETWEEN CAR & MULE

WALKER, ALFRED Death Date: 1938FEB22
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Occupation:
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County: FRE
Company name: EAGLE COAL CO.
Mine name: EAGLE
Cause of death/comments: HANDLING EXPLOSIVES

WALKER, ANDREW Death Date: 1892JAN21
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Occupation:
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County: FRE
Company name: CANON CITY COAL CO.
Mine name: ROCKVALE
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF COAL

WALKER, EARL Death Date: 1920MAR9
Nationality:
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 37
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: JEF
Company name:
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: FALL OR ROCK

WALKER, J H Death Date: 1918OCT9
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: SHOT FIRER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 32
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 2
County: HUE
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON CO.
Mine name: CAMERON
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF FIRE DAMP

WALKER, JAMES Death Date: 1888NOV5
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Occupation:
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County: LAS
Company name: T. C. & C. CO.
Mine name: STARKVILLE
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF CARBURETED HYDROGEN GAS

WALKER, JOHN Death Date: 1927MAY27
Nationality: ENGLISH
Occupation: PUMPER
Yrs Mine Exp: 23
Age at death: 58
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 1
County: LAS
Company name: VICTOR-AMERICAN FUEL CO.
Mine name: DELAGUA
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF COAL-DUST

WALKER, JOHN G Death Date: 1930AUG28
Nationality:
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 49
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: LAK
Company name: CRAVEN WALKER
Mine name: IBEX
Cause of death/comments: FELL INTO WINZE OR RAISE

WALKER, LEROY W Death Date: 1950JAN3
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
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Surving children:
County: FRE
Company name: WALKER COAL
Mine name: CANON MONARCH NO. 3
Cause of death/comments: ELECTRICITY

WALKER, PETE Death Date: 1895NOV22
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Occupation:
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County: PIT
Company name:
Mine name: MOLLIE GIBSON
Cause of death/comments: BLOCK OF GROUND GAVE WAY

WALKER, QUIMBY Death Date: 1919APR18
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: MACHINE HELPER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 39
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 6
County: FRE
Company name: CANON RELIANCE COAL
Mine name: CANON
Cause of death/comments: ELECTRIC SHOCK

WALKER, W. J Death Date: 1914OCT17
Nationality: ENGLISH
Occupation: LINEMAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 34
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 2
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: BERWIND NO. 3
Cause of death/comments: ELECTROCUTED

WALKER, W. M Death Date: 1915FEB3
Nationality: GERMAN
Occupation: FOREMAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 49
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 2
County: HUE
Company name: COLRADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: WALSEN
Cause of death/comments: STRUCK BY THREE RUNAWAY CARS

WALLACE, HENRY Death Date: 1888DEC10
Nationality:
Occupation:
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Age at death:
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Surving children:
County: FRE
Company name: COLORADO COAL & IRON CO.
Mine name: COAL CREEK NO. 2
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS

WALLACE, JOHN Death Date: 1896OCT3
Nationality:
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: ELP
Company name:
Mine name: FRANCEVILLE
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

WALLACE, LEE Death Date: 1935NOV7
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: OUTSIDE LABORER
Yrs Mine Exp: 2
Age at death: 24
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 0
County: ROU
Company name: HAYDEN COAL CO.
Mine name: HAYDEN NO. 3
Cause of death/comments: STRUCK BY TRAM BUCKET

WALLACE, ROBERT B Death Date: 1919JAN2
Nationality: SCOTCH
Occupation: HOIST MAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 52
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 2
County: BOU
Company name: FOX COAL MINING
Mine name: FOX
Cause of death/comments: CAUGHT IN SHAFT BY CAGE

WALLITCH, LUDWIG Death Date: 1945EP11
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Occupation:
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Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name: C.F.& I. CORP.
Mine name: KEBLER NO. 2
Cause of death/comments: FACE FALL

WALSH, JAMES Death Date: 1895NOV18
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Occupation:
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County: OUR
Company name:
Mine name: VIRGINIUS
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF POWDER

WALSH, JAMES Death Date: 1884JAN24
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County: GUN
Company name: COLORADO COAL AND IRON
Mine name: CRESTED BUTTE
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS AND DUST

WALSH, MICHAEL Death Date: 1878DEC28
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Occupation:
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Surving children:
County: SAJ
Company name:
Mine name: EL MORO
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF COAL

WALSH, MIKE Death Date: 1897OCT16
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Occupation:
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Surving children:
County: ELP
Company name:
Mine name: KOHNGO
Cause of death/comments: PICKING OUT MISSED HOLE

WALSH, PETER Death Date: 1920JAN29
Nationality:
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 51
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County:
Company name:
Mine name: KOKOMO
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

WALSH, WILLIAM Death Date: 1918OCT14
Nationality:
Occupation: TIMBERMAN HELPER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 18
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: LAK
Company name:
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCKS

WALT, JAMES Death Date: 1943MAR15
Nationality:
Occupation: TIPPLEMAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: FRE
Company name: CORLEY COAL
Mine name: CORLEY NO. 6
Cause of death/comments: ELECTRICITY

WALTER, M. C Death Date: 1917APR6
Nationality:
Occupation: TIMBERMAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 23
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: EAG
Company name:
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ORE

WALTERS, HARRY Death Date: 1877JUN6
Nationality:
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County:
Company name:
Mine name: TERRIBLE-BROWNVILLE
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION

WALTERS, LOU Death Date: 1913DEC16
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: FIRE BOSS
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 22
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: GAR
Company name: CORYELL MINING LEASING
Mine name: VULCAN
Cause of death/comments: DUST EXPLOSION

WALTERS, WILLIAM Death Date: 1927MAR12
Nationality: ENGLISH
Occupation: TRAPPER
Yrs Mine Exp: 40
Age at death: 63
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 3
County: BOU
Company name: BOULDER VALLEY COAL CO.
Mine name: CENTENNIAL
Cause of death/comments: CAUGHT BETWEEN CAR & RIB

WALTHALL, PRENTICE Death Date: 1929NOV25
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: PICK MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 40
Age at death: 58
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: ROU
Company name: COLORADO & UTAH COAL CO.
Mine name: HARRIS
Cause of death/comments: COAL BUMPED OUT ON HIM

WANNER, JOHN Death Date: 1902JAN29
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Occupation:
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Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: TEL
Company name: LESSEES DAVIS & BENTLEY
Mine name: MAY BE-CRIPPLE CREEK
Cause of death/comments: FOUL AIR

WANSKI, JOHN Death Date: 1905JUL1
Nationality: POLANDER
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 24
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: STARKVILLE
Cause of death/comments: ELECTROCUTED BY TROLLEY WIRE

WARD, GEORGE H Death Date: 1942JAN27
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: ROU
Company name: VICTOR-AMERICAN FUEL
Mine name: WADGE
Cause of death/comments: GAS EXPLOSION

WARD, JOHN ALBERT Death Date: 1937FEB6
Nationality:
Occupation: MULE DRIVER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 26
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: MIN
Company name: WILSON LEASING CO.
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: CAUGHT BETWEEN CARS & CHUTE

WARD, LEE Death Date: 1906DEC21
Nationality: COLORED
Occupation: DRIVER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 30
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: DELAGUA
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROOF

WARD, LELAND Death Date: 1936JAN20
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: DAY MAN
Yrs Mine Exp: 12
Age at death: 39
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: BOU
Company name: NATIONAL FUEL CO.
Mine name: MONARCH NO. 2
Cause of death/comments: GAS EXPLOSION

WARDELL, JOHN W Death Date: 1898JUN13
Nationality:
Occupation:
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Age at death:
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County: ELP
Company name:
Mine name: ANCOR NO. 2
Cause of death/comments: FELL FROM LADDER

WARNER, JULIUS H Death Date: 1939FEB5
Nationality:
Occupation: MINING ENGINEER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: & H
Company name: MESSICK
Mine name: OVERN
Cause of death/comments:

WARREN, ART Death Date: 1942MAR27
Nationality:
Occupation:
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County: JAC
Company name: GEORGE M. BARNELL
Mine name: MARR
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSIVES

WARREN, ORBIE OLIVER Death Date: 1958SEP11
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Occupation:
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Surving children:
County:
Company name: ORBIE OLIVER WARREN
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: IMPROPER BLASTING PROCEDURE

WARREN, WILLIAM Death Date: 1934APR1
Nationality:
Occupation: CHUTE LOADER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 24
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAK
Company name: CLIMAX MOLYBDENUM CO.
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF POWDER STICKS

WASHINGTON, GEORGE Death Date: 1924FEB27
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: PICK MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 34
Age at death: 56
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 0
County: HUE
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON CO.
Mine name: LESTER
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

WASHINGTON, SAMUEL S Death Date: 1899OCT30
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: LAK
Company name:
Mine name: IBEX
Cause of death/comments: CAUGHT BETWEEN TIMBERS & CAGE

WATKINS, WALTER D Death Date: 1920MAY29
Nationality: NEGRO
Occupation: PARTING TENDER
Yrs Mine Exp: 15
Age at death: 33
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 0
County: HUE
Company name: SUNNYSIDE COAL MINING CO.
Mine name: SUNNYSIDE
Cause of death/comments: RUNAWAY TRIP

WATKINS, WILLIAM Death Date: 1920AUG11
Nationality: WELSH
Occupation: MACHINE MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 30
Age at death: 47
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name: H. L. McGOWAN
Mine name: VESTA
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

WATSON, F A Death Date: 1939NOV9
Nationality:
Occupation: LABORER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 60
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: CLE
Company name: CLEAR CREEK-GILPIN CO.
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: SLIPPED ON METAL & INJURED HIS RIGHT SIDE

WATSON, JAMES W Death Date: 1933MAR23
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: TRACKLAYER
Yrs Mine Exp: 14
Age at death: 47
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 5
County: WEL
Company name: McNEIL COAL CORP.
Mine name: STERLING
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

WATSON, JESSE Death Date: 1952OCT20
Nationality:
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County:
Company name: OLDS OIL CORP.
Mine name: STERLING
Cause of death/comments: STRUCK BY LEG OF DERRICK WHILE DISMANTLING

WATSON, ROBERT Death Date: 1899MAR10
Nationality:
Occupation:
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Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: MIN
Company name:
Mine name: COMMODORE
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION WHILE CAPING FUSE

WATSON, W M Death Date: 1929AUG20
Nationality: NEGRO
Occupation: PICK MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 44
Age at death: 58
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: ROU
Company name: MOFFAT COAL CO.
Mine name: OAK HILLS NO. 2
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

WATSON, WILLIAM T Death Date: 1939OCT6
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Age at death:
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County: BOU
Company name: BOULDER VALLEY COAL CO.
Mine name: CENTENNIAL
Cause of death/comments: CAUGHT IN MOVING MACHINERY

WAYNICK, HURLEY L Death Date: 1897JAN5
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Occupation:
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Marital Status:
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County: SAJ
Company name:
Mine name: SILVER LAKE
Cause of death/comments: FALLING ROCK

WEAVER, ARTHUR H Death Date: 1932NOV15
Nationality:
Occupation: TEAMSTER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 27
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: MOZ
Company name: MANCOS COAL & FUEL CO.
Mine name: MANCOS
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

WEAVER, CARL ORVAL Death Date: 1937MAR14
Nationality: AMEREICAN
Occupation: COAL LOADER
Yrs Mine Exp: 20
Age at death: 41
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 4
County: FRE
Company name: HERMAN WEST
Mine name: PINE GULCH
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

WEBB, ASA Death Date: 1896FEB2
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: SAM
Company name:
Mine name: JAPAN
Cause of death/comments: HANG-FIRE SHOT

WEBB, WILLIAM Death Date: 1896FEB18
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 23
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: GAR
Company name:
Mine name: VULCAN
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION

WEBBER, GUS Death Date: 1932AUG13
Nationality:
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 45
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: GIL
Company name:
Mine name: SARATOGA
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

WEHRING, PADDY Death Date: 1902APR24
Nationality: GERMAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: MES
Company name:
Mine name: BOOK CLIFF
Cause of death/comments: PIECE OF ROOF FELL ON HIM

WEIMER, JOSEPH V Death Date: 1943JAN14
Nationality:
Occupation: MOTORMAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: MON
Company name: U.S. VANADIUM CORP.
Mine name: U.S. VANADIUM
Cause of death/comments: HAULAGE

WEISENBERG, 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

WEISER, MORRIS Death Date: 1919DEC12
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation: TOP BOSS
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 37
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 2
County: BOU
Company name: CHAMPION FUEL CO.
Mine name: CHAMPION
Cause of death/comments: CRUSHED BETWEEN RAILROAD CARS

WELKER, WILLIAM F Death Date: 1948FEB5
Nationality:
Occupation: MACHINE HELPER
Yrs Mine Exp: 10
Age at death: 42
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: MOF
Company name: DOMESTIC COAL
Mine name: STREETER
Cause of death/comments: MACHINERY

WELSH, EDWARD Death Date: 1896FEB18
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: ROPE RIDER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 24
Marital Status: Y
Surving children: N
County: GAR
Company name:
Mine name: VULCAN
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION

WELSH, PETER Death Date: 1898NOV10
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: LAK
Company name:
Mine name: KLONDIKE
Cause of death/comments: CAVE OF GROUND

WENDALL, RALPH Death Date: 1913DEC16
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 35
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 2
County: GAR
Company name: CORYELL MINING LEASING
Mine name: VULCAN
Cause of death/comments: DUST EXPLOSION

WERDEN, CHARLES H Death Date: 1914FEB25
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: STABLE BOSS
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 38
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 4
County: HUE
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: CAMERON
Cause of death/comments: HIT BY A RUN-A-WAY TRIP OF CARS

WESANDER, RUBEN Death Date: 1947SEP26
Nationality:
Occupation: MACHINEMAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 23
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: MIN
Company name: EMPERIUS MINING CO.
Mine name: CREEDE
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSIVES

WESSER, JOHN Death Date: 1931JUL1
Nationality:
Occupation: PITMAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 39
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: TEL
Company name:
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: HIT BY EMPTY BUCKET FROM A CATERPILLAR

WEST, GEORGE Death Date: 1930MAR7
Nationality: ENGLISH
Occupation: ELECTRICIAN
Yrs Mine Exp: 43
Age at death: 58
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 0
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON CO.
Mine name: MORLEY
Cause of death/comments: FELL OFF BUILDING

WESTFALL, H. Death Date: 1885NOV13
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Occupation:
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County: CUS
Company name:
Mine name: BULL DOMINGO
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION/FIRE

WESTFALL, JULIAN Death Date: 1901NOV23
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: FRE
Company name:
Mine name: FREMONT
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF COAL & ROOF

WESTON, KING F Death Date: 1927FEB16
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: ELECTRICIAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 31
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: GIL
Company name:
Mine name: MOFFAT TUNNEL
Cause of death/comments: ELECTROCUTED

WESTWOOD, WILLIAM R Death Date: 1930MAY9
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: PICK MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 12
Age at death: 32
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 2
County: ROU
Company name: PINNACLE-KEMMERER FUEL CO.
Mine name: P. K. NO. 1
Cause of death/comments: ELECTROCUTED

WHEATLEY, JAMES Death Date: 1898JAN18
Nationality:
Occupation:
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Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: LAK
Company name:
Mine name: HERRIETT
Cause of death/comments: FALLING DOWN SHAFT

WHETSTONE, ROBERT Death Date: 1935NOV9
Nationality:
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 22
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: BOU
Company name: GEORGE RATH & OTTO HORNE
Mine name: CLARA
Cause of death/comments: FELL DOWN SHAFT

WHILES, WILLIAM Death Date: 1905JUL17
Nationality: ENGLISH
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 65
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name:
Mine name: PINON
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROOF

WHINERY, OLIVER J Death Date: 1898JAN12
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: ELP
Company name:
Mine name: LELIA
Cause of death/comments: INSECURE STAGING

WHIPP, OWEN Death Date: 1896DEC17
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: GUN
Company name:
Mine name: FAIRVIEW
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION WHILE THAWING POWDER

WHITCOMB, HUBBARD Death Date: 1944AUG21
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: ELP
Company name: PIKES PEAK FUEL
Mine name: PIKEVIEW
Cause of death/comments: HAULAGE

WHITE, ARCHIE Death Date: 1900DEC20
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: TIMBERMAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 41
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: LAP
Company name:
Mine name: HESPERUS
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

WHITE, FRANK Death Date: 1918JUN6
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 17
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: SAJ
Company name:
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

WHITE, WALTER Death Date: 1909JUN5
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 28
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: DEL
Company name:
Mine name: PAONIA
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF DRAWSLATE

WHITESIDE, F J Death Date: 1922DEC9
Nationality:
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 40
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: BOU
Company name:
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: PREMATURE EXPLOSION OF A ROUND OF HOLES

WHITLOW, JAMES Death Date: 1894NOV17
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 23
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: GIL
Company name:
Mine name: PERIGO-BLACKHAWK
Cause of death/comments:

WHITNEY, A. E Death Date: 1904JUL1
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 40
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County:
Company name:
Mine name: BLACK DIAMOND
Cause of death/comments:

WHITTAKER, LEO Death Date: 1953JUL17
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County:
Company name: IDARADO MINING CO.
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: CRUSHED BY FALLING ROCK

WIEKS, HURLEY Death Date: 1897AUG15
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: FRE
Company name:
Mine name: J COOK JR TUNNEL
Cause of death/comments: USING IRON DRILL TO LAMP POWDER

WIENEWSKI, STEFAN Death Date: 1896JAN13
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: GIL
Company name:
Mine name: CASHIER
Cause of death/comments: FALL TO BOTTOM OF SHAFT

WIGGINS, G. B Death Date: 1901DEC3
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
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Surving children:
County: BOU
Company name:
Mine name: SIMPSON
Cause of death/comments: STRUCK BY RAILINGS BEING LOWERED

WIGGINS, JOSEPH Death Date: 1896APR1
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: ELP
Company name:
Mine name: ERA
Cause of death/comments: THAWING POWDER OVER FORGE FIRE

WILHELM, KARL Death Date: 1949SEP26
Nationality:
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 27
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: OUR
Company name: KING LEASE
Mine name: INC.
Cause of death/comments: OUR

WILHITE, HUMPHREY Death Date: 1941DEC24
Nationality:
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 32
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: GAR
Company name: UNITED STATES VANADIUM CORP.
Mine name: RIFLE
Cause of death/comments: PREMATURE BLAST

WILKES, ROBERT Death Date: 1918NOV4
Nationality: RUSSIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 39
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: GAR
Company name: GARFIELD MINE LEASING CO.
Mine name: GARFIELD-VULCAN
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS

WILLIAMS, C O Death Date: 1897SEP28
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: ELP
Company name:
Mine name: CANON CITY
Cause of death/comments: SPIKED HOLE WITH UNEXPLODED POWDER

WILLIAMS, C. A Death Date: 1908APR14
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: COMPANYMAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 45
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: LAP
Company name:
Mine name: CHAMPION
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF FIREDAMP

WILLIAMS, CHARLES F Death Date: 1914SEP25
Nationality: NEGRO
Occupation: LABORER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 35
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: ROU
Company name: ROUTT COUNTY FUEL
Mine name: PINNJACLE
Cause of death/comments: THROWN OFF A MOVING TRIP OF CARS

WILLIAMS, D. J Death Date: 1910JAN31
Nationality: WELSH
Occupation: MINE BOSS
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 38
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: PRIMERO
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS/DUST

WILLIAMS, DAVE Death Date: 1917APR27
Nationality: WELCH
Occupation: PIT BOSS
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 34
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 4
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: HASTINGS
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION

WILLIAMS, DAVID Death Date: 1924AUG4
Nationality: WELSH
Occupation: MOTORMAN
Yrs Mine Exp: 10
Age at death: 27
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 2
County: FRE
Company name: CANON-RELIANCE COAL CO.
Mine name: CANON
Cause of death/comments: ELECTROCUTED

WILLIAMS, EARNEST E Death Date: 1961MAY13
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 30
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: MON
Company name: SELF EMPLOYED
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK & DEBRIS

WILLIAMS, GUS Death Date: 1929DEC20
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: NIPPER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 19
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: WEL
Company name: BOULDER VALLEY COAL CO.
Mine name: BOULDER VALLEY
Cause of death/comments: SQUEEZED BETWEEN TWO TRIPS OF CARS

WILLIAMS, HERBERT Death Date: 1909JAN29
Nationality: WELSH
Occupation: MACHINE OILER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: S
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: STARKVILLE
Cause of death/comments: CAUGHT IN GEAR WHEELS OF MACHINERY

WILLIAMS, JOHN Death Date: 1899JAN15
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: ELP
Company name:
Mine name: HULL CITY PLACER
Cause of death/comments: ROCK FROM BUCKET

WILLIAMS, JOHN 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

WILLIAMS, LEO B Death Date: 1943JUL20
Nationality:
Occupation: TIMBERMAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 44
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: TEL
Company name: GOLDEN CYCLE CORP.
Mine name: CRIPPLE CREEK
Cause of death/comments: CRUSHED BETWEEN MOTOR & CHUTE

WILLIAMS, MIKE Death Date: 1891OCT24
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: EXPLOSION OF GAS AND COAL DUST

WILLIAMS, THOMAS Death Date: 1895AUG29
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: GIL
Company name:
Mine name: SLEEPY-HOLLOW
Cause of death/comments: DROWNED

WILLIAMS, THOMAS 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

WILLIAMS, TOM Death Date: 1927SEP3
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: SUPERINTENDENT
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 43
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: GIL
Company name:
Mine name: MOFFAT TUNNEL
Cause of death/comments: MOTOR DROPPED & THREW HIM AGAINST TUNNEL

WILLIAMS, WILLIAM G Death Date: 1896JAN7
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: ELP
Company name:
Mine name: STRONG
Cause of death/comments: FALLING DOWN SHAFT

WILLIAMSON, JAMES Death Date: 1902NOV10
Nationality: SCOTCHMAN
Occupation: FOREMAN
Yrs Mine Exp: 5
Age at death: 45
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: GUN
Company name:
Mine name: AUTHRACITE
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

WILLS, LIPPER Death Date: 1894NOV17
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 35
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: GIL
Company name:
Mine name: PERIGO-BLACKHAWK
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION;NATIVE OF CORNWALL

WILSON, ANDREW Death Date: 1919JUN24
Nationality: SCOTCH
Occupation: PICK MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 29
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name: COKEDALE COAL CO.
Mine name: OAKDALE
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF TOP COAL

WILSON, ARCHIE M Death Date: 1930JUN7
Nationality:
Occupation: SHIFT BOSS
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 31
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: LAK
Company name: CLIMAX MOLYBDENUM CO.
Mine name: CLIMAX
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

WILSON, HUGH Death Date: 1922NOV17
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: CAGER
Yrs Mine Exp: 5
Age at death: 24
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 1
County: FRE
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON CO.
Mine name: FREMONT
Cause of death/comments: KILLED BY A CAGE

WILSON, JOHN Death Date: 1900SEP17
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 58
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 1
County: FRE
Company name:
Mine name: FREMONT
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

WILSON, PAUL Death Date: 1904MAR11
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 29
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: HASTINGS NO. 2
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROOF

WILSON, THOMAS Death Date: 1919MAR6
Nationality:
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 40
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: TEL
Company name:
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: LAGGING BROKE CAUSING HIM TO FALL

WILSON, WILLIAM Death Date: 1931NOV6
Nationality: A
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp: MI
Age at death:
Marital Status: 2
Surving children: M
County:
Company name:
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: TEL

WIMM, H. H Death Date: 1914DEC8
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: ENGINEER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 32
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 2
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: MORLEY
Cause of death/comments: HIT BY A RUNAWAY TRIP OF LOADED CARS

WINDSOR, BUYRIL Death Date: 1921AUG9
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: ENGINEER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 19
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: BLACK HAWK COAL CO.
Mine name: PRIMROSE
Cause of death/comments: ELECTROCUTED

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

WINGATE, JULIUS B Death Date: 1955JUN27
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County:
Company name: LaSALLE MINING CO.
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: ROLLED BETWEEN MOTOR & TIMBER

WINN, FRANK Death Date: 1887APR15
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: FRE
Company name: COLORADO COAL AND IRON CO.
Mine name: COAL CREEK NO. 2
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF SLATE

WINNFIELD, WYANT Death Date: 1897JUN11
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: DOL
Company name:
Mine name: ENTERPRISE
Cause of death/comments: STRUCK WITH PLANK

WINOGRASKY, A Death Date: 1952OCT23
Nationality:
Occupation: RR CAR DROPPER
Yrs Mine Exp: 3
Age at death: 45
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: ROU
Company name:
Mine name: OSAGE STRIP
Cause of death/comments: HAULAGE

WINSLOW, ADOLPH Death Date: 1917JAN14
Nationality:
Occupation: MACHINE DRILLER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 28
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: SUM
Company name:
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: CRUSHED TO DEATH

WINTERS, JOHN Death Date: 1919NOV21
Nationality:
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 32
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County:
Company name:
Mine name: KOKOMO
Cause of death/comments: SUFFOCATED BY POWDER GAS

WINTERS, LLOYD H Death Date: 1937MAR27
Nationality:
Occupation: MACHINEMAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 57
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: TEL
Company name: UNITED GOLD MINES CO.
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: HEAD STRUCK ON CROSS TIMBER OF HEADFRAME

WISE, ANDREW Death Date: 1900APR17
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: BOU
Company name:
Mine name: ELDORADO TUNNEL
Cause of death/comments: THAWING POWDER WITH HOT WATER

WISE, JOHN Death Date: 1900APR17
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: BOU
Company name:
Mine name: ELDORADO TUNNEL
Cause of death/comments: THAWING POWDER WITH HOT WATER

WISEMAN, HORACE S Death Date: 1930OCT18
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: MACHINE MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 18
Age at death: 46
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 2
County: WEL
Company name: CLAYTON COAL CO.
Mine name: CLAYTON
Cause of death/comments: CAUGHT BETWEEN LOADED CAR & RIB

WISTLAND, ANDREW Death Date: 1898JAN12
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: GIL
Company name:
Mine name: INDIANA
Cause of death/comments: STULLS BROKE IN SLOPE

WIZOREK, ALBERT Death Date: 1919MAR19
Nationality:
Occupation: MUCKER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 27
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: SAJ
Company name:
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: SNOWSLIDE WHICH CARRIED HALF BUILDING AWAY

WOHLCKE, FRED J Death Date: 1927SEP10
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: MUCKER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 47
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: CLE
Company name:
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

WOLCOTT, ELLER Death Date: 1932SEP10
Nationality:
Occupation: MACHINE MAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 54
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: TEL
Company name:
Mine name: LAST DOLLAR
Cause of death/comments: FELL & STRUCK HEAD ON CORNER OF WALL

WOLTER, FRANK Death Date: 1921JUL30
Nationality:
Occupation: LABORER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: GAR
Company name:
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: CAR RAN AWAY

WOOD, OSCAR C Death Date: 1898NOV18
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: ELP
Company name:
Mine name: STRONG
Cause of death/comments: ROCK FALLING FROM ROOF

WOOD, VERNON E Death Date: 1941MAY9
Nationality:
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 39
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: TEL
Company name: CRESSON CONSOLIDATED GOLD
Mine name: CRIPPLE CREEK
Cause of death/comments: FELL TO BENCH BELOW

WOODBURN, ANDREW Death Date: 1917OCT22
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: SWITCH TENDER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 17
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name: GORDON COAL
Mine name: GORDON
Cause of death/comments: FALLING UNDER LOADED TRIP OF CARS

WOODEN, THOMAS G Death Date: 1947AUG15
Nationality:
Occupation: LINE OPERATOR
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 31
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County:
Company name: TIMBERLINE DREDGING CO.
Mine name: FAIRPLAY
Cause of death/comments: FALLING OBJECT

WOODRAFF, CLARK Death Date: 1899JAN13
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: ELP
Company name:
Mine name: MOUNTAIN BOY
Cause of death/comments: DRILLING MISSED HOLE

WOODRUFF, FRED Death Date: 1919SEP15
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: FIREMAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 52
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: ROU
Company name: CURTIS COAL CO.
Mine name: ROUTT-CURTIS
Cause of death/comments: BOILER EXPLOSION CAUSED BY LOW WATER

WOODS, H. G Death Date: 1913DEC16
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: LOADER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 34
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: GAR
Company name: CORYELL MINING LEASING
Mine name: VULCAN
Cause of death/comments: DUST EXPLOSION

WOODS, JAMES Death Date: 1895
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County:
Company name:
Mine name: FLORENCE
Cause of death/comments: MOVING BELT

WOODS, MICHAEL J Death Date: 1959SEP29
Nationality:
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County:
Company name: ALLIED CHEMICAL & DYE CORP.
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: DRILL STAGING COLLAPSED

WOODS, TRUMAN A Death Date: 1954JUN25
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County:
Company name: CLIMAX MOLYBDENUM CO.
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: SUFFOCATED

WOODS, WILLIAM Death Date: 1888DEC3
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: GAR
Company name: GRAND RIVER COAL CO.
Mine name: NEW CASTLE
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS AND COAL DUST

WOODWARD, JOHN Death Date: 1923JAN
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: FARMER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 48
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 3
County: ELB
Company name:
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: CAVE-IN

WOODWARD, TILL Death Date: 1910NOV8
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: ELECTRICIAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 25
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

WOOLMAN, FRED Death Date: 1940DEC7
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: ROU
Company name: COLORADO & UTAH COAL CO.
Mine name: HARRIS
Cause of death/comments: HEART ATTACK

WORKOFF, JIM Death Date: 1904JUL26
Nationality: COLORED
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 27
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name:
Mine name: MIDWAY
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

WRABIE, JOHN Death Date: 1906APR22
Nationality: SLAV
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 41
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: CUATRO
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS/DUST-OPEN LIGHT

WRIDE, FRED Death Date: 1899NOV18
Nationality: ENGLISH
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 40
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: LAP
Company name:
Mine name: CITY
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF SLATE

WRIGHT, BURTON E Death Date: 1954MAR19
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County:
Company name: U. S. VANADIUM CO.
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: ELECTRIC SHOCK FELL 12 FEET TO FLOOR

WRIGHT, C E Death Date: 1951MAR30
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County:
Company name: FRITZ WRIGHT
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: CRUSHED BY FALLING ROCK

WRIGHT, CHARLES Death Date: 1884NOV10
Nationality:
Occupation: MULE DRIVER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: GUN
Company name: COLORADO FUEL CO.
Mine name: ANTHRACITE
Cause of death/comments: RUN OVER BY CAR

WRIGHT, EARL S Death Date: 1925MAR2
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: ELECTRICIAN
Yrs Mine Exp: 4
Age at death: 38
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 4
County: FRE
Company name: CANON-RELIANCE CO.
Mine name: CANON
Cause of death/comments: ELECTROCUTED

WRIGHT, G. W Death Date: 1898MAY5
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: SAG
Company name:
Mine name: ORIENT
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF BLACK POWDER

WRIGHT, JOSE Death Date: 1917JUN18
Nationality: MEXICAN
Occupation: TIMBERMAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 46
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: JEFFRYES FUEL
Mine name: JEFFRYES
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

WRITMAN, SAMUEL Death Date: 1898APR28
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: MIN
Company name:
Mine name: RIDGE
Cause of death/comments: FELL BACKWARD

WULFF, MANFORD Death Date: 1949APR28
Nationality:
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 24
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County:
Company name: AYERS & WULFF
Mine name: NUCLA
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

WURTZ, SAM Death Date: 1929JUN28
Nationality:
Occupation: MACHINE DRILLER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 30
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: SAJ
Company name:
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

WYATT, VANCE A Death Date: 1945MAR31
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: FRE
Company name: CALDIROLA COAL
Mine name: CANON LIBERTY
Cause of death/comments: MACHINERY

WYATT, W E Death Date: 1932OCT4
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: MACHINE HELPER
Yrs Mine Exp: 13
Age at death: 33
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: WEL
Company name: BOULDER VALLEY COAL CO.
Mine name: BOULDER VALLEY
Cause of death/comments: RUN DOWN BY HAULAGE MOTOR

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