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Colorado Mining Fatalities (pre-1963)

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LABATO, GAVINO Death Date: 1892DEC7
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Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON CO.
Mine name: SOPRIS
Cause of death/comments: FALL OFCOAL

LaBLANCH, JOE Death Date: 1913DEC16
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 32
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 5
County: GAR
Company name: CORYELL MINING LEASING
Mine name: VULCAN
Cause of death/comments: DUST EXPLOSION

LABRUM, ROCK J Death Date: 1957SEP25
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County:
Company name: LARK WASHBURN (U.C.N.C.)
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: CRUSHED BY FALLING ROCK

LACER, WILLIAM A Death Date: 1898APR15
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Occupation:
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County: BOU
Company name:
Mine name: ENTERPRISE
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION WHILE PICKING OUT MISSED HOLE

LACKITTE, FRANK Death Date: 1907JUL30
Nationality: COLORED
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 31
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: PIEDMONT
Cause of death/comments: DELAYED SHOT

LACORA, NICOLA Death Date: 1902JUN1
Nationality: ITALIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: STARKVILLE
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROOF

LaCROIX, JOSE Death Date: 1910JAN31
Nationality: MEXICAN
Occupation: DRIVER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 40
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 6
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: PRIMERO
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS/DUST

LaCROIX, SAM Death Date: 1910JAN31
Nationality: MEXICAN
Occupation: TRAPPER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 15
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: PRIMERO
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS/DUST

LaCRUE, JUAN J Death Date: 1943JUN19
Nationality:
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: TOLLER COAL
Mine name: ANCHOR
Cause of death/comments: ROOF FALL

LACY, GEORGE Death Date: 1912
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation: TIMBERMAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 48
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 1
County: GAR
Company name:
Mine name: SOUTH CANON
Cause of death/comments: GAS AND DUST EXPLOSION

LADOLINE, ORESTO Death Date: 1909NOV20
Nationality: ITALIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 25
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 3
County: HUE
Company name:
Mine name: OAKDALE
Cause of death/comments: MISSED SHOT

LAEMERINGER, B Death Date: 1895MAY10
Nationality:
Occupation:
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Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: SOPRIS
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS (CH4)

LAFFEY, THOMAS Death Date: 1884JAN24
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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

LAINE, ANO E Death Date: 1937DEC22
Nationality:
Occupation: LOADER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 24
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: LAK
Company name: CLIMAX MOLYBDENUM CO.
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: FELL INTO CHUTE & WAS HIT BY RUN OF ORE

LAIR, GEORGE Death Date: 1899NOV28
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Occupation:
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Surving children:
County: HIN
Company name:
Mine name: UTE
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION WHILE INSERTING CAP

LaLAMA, GAETANO Death Date: 1914MAR5
Nationality: ITALIAN
Occupation: LEVELER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 21
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: SEGUNDO
Cause of death/comments: CRUSHED UNDER CAR

LALLA, JOSEPH Death Date: 1893DEC16
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: BOU
Company name: CITIZEN'S COAL
Mine name: HECLA NO. 1
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF COAL

LALLI, FRANK Death Date: 1897MAY18
Nationality:
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: GAR
Company name:
Mine name: NEWCASTLE
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF TOP COAL

LAMB, GEORGE Death Date: 1892JUL11
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Occupation:
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Age at death:
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Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON CO.
Mine name: ROAD CANON
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

LAMB, PETER Death Date: 1897OCT24
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
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Surving children:
County: ELP
Company name:
Mine name: AMERICAN EAGLE
Cause of death/comments: MISSED HOLE EXPLODED WHILE IN SHAFT

LAMBERT, TED Death Date: 1947JUN12
Nationality:
Occupation: SLUSHER OPERATOR
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 28
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: DOL
Company name: RICO ARGENTINE MINING CO.
Mine name: RICO
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

LAMBERT, WILLIAM Death Date: 1899OCT28
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Occupation:
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Surving children:
County: TEL
Company name:
Mine name: JOE DANDY
Cause of death/comments: FALL TO BOTTOM SHAFT AND HOLES EXPLODED

LAMELA, JOS Death Date: 1899AUG25
Nationality: ITALIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 29
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: BERWIND
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF BONEY COAL

LAMISCH, JOE Death Date: 1924OCT20
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 46
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: TEL
Company name:
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

LANDEN, W E Death Date: 1924MAY6
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: FOREMAN
Yrs Mine Exp: 11
Age at death: 41
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 2
County: FRE
Company name: VICTOR-AMERICAN FUEL CO.
Mine name: CHANDLER
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

LANE, GEORGE G Death Date: 1942FEB28
Nationality:
Occupation: MACHINEMAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 24
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: BOU
Company name: GOLDEN HARP MINING & MILLING
Mine name: BOULDER
Cause of death/comments: FELL FROM HANGING WALL

LANE, LEON Death Date: 1901NOV20
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 16
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: JEWEL
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

LANER, JOHN Death Date: 1930APR15
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation: MACHINE MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 20
Age at death: 58
Marital Status: W
Surving children: 1
County: LAS
Company name: BEAR CANON COAL CO.
Mine name: BEAR CANON NO. 6
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF COAL

LANGDON, WILLIAM I J Death Date: 1917FEB4
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 47
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: TEL
Company name:
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

LANGHOFF, ED Death Date: 1933JUN21
Nationality:
Occupation: TUNNEL CONTRACTOR
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 62
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: SAJ
Company name: SILVERTON SYNDICATE
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF POWDER STICKS

LANISEK, LOUIS Death Date: 1910JAN31
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation: DRIVER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 23
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: PRIMERO
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS/DUST

LANNERS, FRANK H Death Date: 1924JAN15
Nationality:
Occupation: QUARRYMAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 47
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: RIG
Company name:
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: CAUGHT IN REVOLVING SHAFT

LANOTINE, LEOPOLD Death Date: 1904OCT28
Nationality: ITALIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 20
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: TERCIO NO. 3
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION

LANSBERRY, BERT Death Date: 1927FEB9
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 46
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: SAM
Company name:
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: FELL INTO CHUTE

LaPENNA, FRANK Death Date: 1931OCT23
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 26
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: OLD FERRELL
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS

LAPINNA, FERINANDO Death Date: 1902NOV13
Nationality: ITALIAN
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 5
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: BERWIND
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF TOP COAL

LAPINNAS, TONY Death Date: 1909DEC18
Nationality: ITALIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 35
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: BERWIND
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF COAL

LAPPAS, LOUIS Death Date: 1917JUN28
Nationality: GREEK
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 24
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 0
County: ROU
Company name: MOFFAT COAL
Mine name: MOFFAT NO. 2
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

LARGO, DOMINICK Death Date: 1926OCT15
Nationality: ITALIAN
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp: 10
Age at death: 26
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: BOU
Company name: NATIONAL FUEL CO.
Mine name: MONARCH NO. 2
Cause of death/comments: CRUSHED BETWEEN THE WHEELS OF A LOADED CAR

LAROCHI, JONATHAN Death Date: 1906MAR23
Nationality: FRENCH
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 40
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: BOU
Company name:
Mine name: REX NO. 2
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF COAL

LARONDELLE, AUGUST Death Date: 1913JUN3
Nationality: FRENCH
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 51
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: ROYAL FUEL
Mine name: ROYAL
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

LARSON, CARL Death Date: 1920APR23
Nationality:
Occupation: MUCKER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 22
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: SAM
Company name:
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: FELL DOWN A TIMBER SLIDE

LARSON, GLEN Death Date: 1937JUL18
Nationality:
Occupation: PIPEMAN HELPER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 19
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAK
Company name: CLIMAX MOLYBDENUM CO.
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: INJURED BY PIPE WHILE RIDING IN CAGE

LARSON, MATT Death Date: 1921JAN17
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation: ROPE RIDER
Yrs Mine Exp: 8
Age at death: 37
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name: SUNNYSIDE COAL MINING CO.
Mine name: SUNNYSIDE
Cause of death/comments: CRUSHED BETWEEN PILLAR & CAR

LARSON, PETER Death Date: 1931MAR31
Nationality:
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 36
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: GIL
Company name:
Mine name: PERIGO
Cause of death/comments: FELL NINETY FEET

LARSON, ROBERT Death Date: 1911OCT27
Nationality: SWEDISH
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 35
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 1
County: HUE
Company name:
Mine name: PICTOU
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

LaSALLE, WILLIAM Death Date: 1916AUG11
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: DRIVER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 23
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: BOU
Company name: BIG LAKE COAL
Mine name: BIG LAKE
Cause of death/comments: ELECTRIC SHOCK

LASKY, JOHN W Death Date: 1934MAR30
Nationality:
Occupation: MACHINEMAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 32
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: CLE
Company name:
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

LASSER, JOHN Death Date: 1923MAR14
Nationality:
Occupation: TIMBERMAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 45
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: SAM
Company name:
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: STRUCK BY A CAVE OF LOOSE GROUND

LATHAM, ARTHUR Death Date: 1911AUG3
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: GENERAL MANAGER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 63
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 1
County: BOU
Company name:
Mine name: CENTENNIAL
Cause of death/comments: CAUGHT BY CAGE

LATTI, R F Death Date: 1919DEC17
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: PICK MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 37
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 2
County: ROU
Company name: COLORADO & UTAH COAL CO.
Mine name: HARRIS
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

LAUER, STEVE E Death Date: 1946JUN6
Nationality:
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 27
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: TEL
Company name: TELLURIDE MINES
Mine name: INC.
Cause of death/comments: SAM

LAUGHRAN, MATHEW Death Date: 1903OCT31
Nationality: IRISH
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 42
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: FRE
Company name:
Mine name: MAGNET
Cause of death/comments: PREMATURE BLAST

LAUX, JACOB 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

LAVA, MIKE Death Date: 1962JUN21
Nationality:
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 35
Age at death: 52
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: FRE
Company name:
Mine name: PINE GULCH NO. 4
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROOF

LAVATO, ANTONIA Death Date: 1934FEB8
Nationality:
Occupation: TIMBERING CONT.
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 41
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: SAJ
Company name: SHENANDOAH-DIVES MINING CO.
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: FELL DOWN SKIPWAY

LaVERGNE, W W Death Date: 1912NOV22
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: PUMPMAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 38
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: BOU
Company name:
Mine name: SIMPSON
Cause of death/comments: STRUCK BY CAGE

LAVERTY, LEO Death Date: 1929MAH11
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: ROPER RIDER
Yrs Mine Exp: 5
Age at death: 21
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name: ALAMO COAL CO.
Mine name: ALAMO
Cause of death/comments: THROWN BETWEEN TWO TRIPS OF CARS

LAVRANCINI, JOHN Death Date: 1919APR27
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation: TIMBERMAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 48
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 4
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: TABASCO
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

LAVUSKI, ALBERT Death Date: 1910OCT8
Nationality: RUSSIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 24
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

LAWSON, THOMAS Death Date: 1895AUG21
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: ELP
Company name:
Mine name: PIKE'S PEAK
Cause of death/comments: FALL DOWN SHAFT

LEA, FRANCIS Death Date: 1910DEC8
Nationality: ITALIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 21
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: HASTINGS
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

LEACH, CHARLES EDWARD Death Date: 1928JUN25
Nationality: ENGLISH
Occupation: MACHINE MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 14
Age at death: 38
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 0
County: LAS
Company name: WELLINGTON MINING CO.
Mine name: WELLINGTON
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

LEADBOROUGH, WILLIAM Death Date: 1896SEP17
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: ELP
Company name:
Mine name: INDEPENDENCE
Cause of death/comments: DRILLING INTO UNEXPLODED BLAST

LEAL, FRANK Death Date: 1942AUG18
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: ROU
Company name: VICTOR-AMERICAN FUEL
Mine name: PINNACLE
Cause of death/comments: ROOF FALL

LEARY, JAMES P Death Date: 1946OCT19
Nationality:
Occupation: TIMBERMAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 44
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAK
Company name: RESURRECTION MINING CO.
Mine name: LEADVILLE
Cause of death/comments: GAS FUMES

LEARY, MICHEAL Death Date: 1898JUL23
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: ELP
Company name:
Mine name: PORTLAND
Cause of death/comments: CARRIED DOWN CHUTE

LEBLOW, A J Death Date: 1926MAY25
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: TIMBERMAN
Yrs Mine Exp: 25
Age at death: 45
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 1
County: LAS
Company name: NATIONAL FUEL CO.
Mine name: THOR
Cause of death/comments: CAUGHT BETWEEN CHAIN PILLAR & CAR

LEDWICK, GEORGE Death Date: 1922MAR28
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation: PICK MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 18
Age at death: 43
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 0
County: JEF
Company name: LEYDEN COAL CO.
Mine name: LEYDEN NO. 3
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF COAL

LEE, JOE Death Date: 1901MAY31
Nationality: ITALIAN
Occupation: DRIVER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: GAR
Company name:
Mine name: CORYELL
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION

LEE, MARCUS Death Date: 1912OCT28
Nationality: ENGLISH
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 23
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 1
County: ROU
Company name:
Mine name: PINNACLE
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF DRAWSLATE

LEE, S. K Death Date: 1910JAN31
Nationality: KOREAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 44
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 5
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: PRIMERO
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS/DUST

LEE, W J Death Date: 1925AUG4
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: NIGHT WATCHMAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 60
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 7
County: ROU
Company name: HAYDEN BROS. COAL CORP.
Mine name: HAYDEN NO. 3
Cause of death/comments: FELL DOWN A SHAFT

LEECH, HUGH HOWELL Death Date: 1937OCT21
Nationality:
Occupation: DIESEL OPERATOR
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 33
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: MON
Company name: U.S. VANADIUM CORP.
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: HIT BY PIECE OF BROKEN MACHINERY

LEGAL, JOHN Death Date: 1934SEP23
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation: PICK MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 22
Age at death: 47
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 2
County: JEF
Company name: LEYDEN LIGNITE CO.
Mine name: LEYDEN NO. 3
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF FACE COAL

LEGAS, JAMES Death Date: 1917APR27
Nationality: GREEK
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 35
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: HASTINGS
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION

LEGH, ALBERY Death Date: 1910OCT8
Nationality: POLE
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 25
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 1
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: STARKVILLE
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF DUST ARC FROM RUNAWAY TRIP

LEIMATT, R J Death Date: 1952OCT18
Nationality:
Occupation: TIMBERMAN
Yrs Mine Exp: 35
Age at death: 56
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: ROU
Company name:
Mine name: KEYSTONE
Cause of death/comments: HEART ATTACK

LEIPAR, JOHN Death Date: 1910JAN31
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 24
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: PRIMERO
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS/DUST

LEIRER, EDWARD ERNEST Death Date: 1962APR18
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 21
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: WAS
Company name: ALLISON DRILLING CO.
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: CRUSHED BY FALLING DRILL STEM

LEKICH, MIKE Death Date: 1924MAY22
Nationality:
Occupation: TRACKMAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 38
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: GIL
Company name:
Mine name: MOFFAT
Cause of death/comments: STRUCK BY CARS

LeLOGE, LOUIS Death Date: 1931AUG12
Nationality: FRENCH
Occupation: MOTOR NIPPER
Yrs Mine Exp: 4
Age at death: 27
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: TEMPLE FUEL CO.
Mine name: BRODHEAD NO. 9
Cause of death/comments: CAUGHT BETWEEN PIT CARS & RIB

LENARSIC, FRANK Death Date: 1910NOV8
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 31
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

LENKE, OSWALD Death Date: 1923APR10
Nationality: GERMAN
Occupation: ROCK CAR RUNNER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 17
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: WEL
Company name: ROCKY MOUNTAIN FUEL CO.
Mine name: COLUMBINE
Cause of death/comments: SUFFOCATION

LENZINI, FRANK Death Date: 1910MAY26
Nationality: ITALIAN
Occupation: MACHINE HELPHER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 32
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 1
County: HUE
Company name:
Mine name: TOLTEC
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

LENZINI, FRANK Death Date: 1919AUG30
Nationality: ITALIAN
Occupation: DRIVER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 34
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name: GORDON COAL CO.
Mine name: GORDON
Cause of death/comments: STRUCK BY LOADED PIT CARS

LENZINI, JOSEPH Death Date: 1917DEC6
Nationality: ITALIAN
Occupation: MACHINE RUNNER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 31
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 1
County: HUE
Company name: GEO. MCNALLEY COAL
Mine name: MAITLAND
Cause of death/comments: MINING MACHINE RUNNING OVER HIM

LEON, JOSE Death Date: 1910NOV8
Nationality: MEXICAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 27
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: VICTOR-AMERICAN FUEL
Mine name: DELAGUA
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS/DUST-OPEN LIGHT

LEON, M Death Date: 1910NOV8
Nationality: MEXICAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 32
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: VICTOR-AMERICAN FUEL
Mine name: DELAGUA
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS/DUST-OPEN LIGHT

LEONARD, JAMES Death Date: 1897APR4
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: ELP
Company name:
Mine name: HIDDEN TREASURE
Cause of death/comments: ROPE BROKE ON BUCKET

LEONARDELLI, LOUIS Death Date: 1909JUL6
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 24
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: TOLLER
Cause of death/comments: GAS EXPLOSION

LEONARDI, GIOVANI Death Date: 1910NOV8
Nationality: ITALIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 31
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 1
County: LAS
Company name: VICTOR-AMERICAN FUEL
Mine name: DELAGUA
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS/DUST-OPEN LIGHT

LEONATZ, GEORGE Death Date: 1908DEC3
Nationality: GREEK
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: BOU
Company name:
Mine name: MITCHELL
Cause of death/comments: POWDER EXPLOSION

LEONESI, GELINDO Death Date: 1896JAN19
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: SAJ
Company name:
Mine name: NORTH STAR
Cause of death/comments: BOX OF CAPS EXPLODED

LEONHARDY, OSCAR Death Date: 1942APR15
Nationality:
Occupation: LOADER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 33
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: LAK
Company name: CLIMAX MOLYBDENUM CO.
Mine name: CLIMAX
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

LEOROSI, CARMELA Death Date: 1911MAY25
Nationality: ITALIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 40
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name:
Mine name: GLOBE
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

LERCH, E L Death Date: 1930FEB17
Nationality:
Occupation: MUCKER & TRAMMER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 34
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: TEL
Company name: KYNER LEASING CO.
Mine name: SCHOOL SECTION
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

LESLIE, SAMUEL Death Date: 1896FEB10
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: OUR
Company name:
Mine name: ROBINSON
Cause of death/comments: KNOCKED DOWN BY CAGE SHAFT

LESSANO, A. Death Date: 1909JUL21
Nationality: ITALIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 20
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: PRIMERO
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF COAL

LESSETZ, JOHN Death Date: 1897MAR21
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: COAL FELL

LEU, MIKE Death Date: 1897APR6
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: ELP
Company name:
Mine name: STRICKLIN TUNNEL
Cause of death/comments: ASPHYXIATED

LEWIS, EDMUND Death Date: 1914NOV26
Nationality: WLESH
Occupation: MACHINE HELPER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 26
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name: GORDON COAL
Mine name: GORDON
Cause of death/comments: ELECTROCUTED

LEWIS, EDWARD Death Date: 1888AUG9
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: BOU
Company name:
Mine name: MCGREGOR
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF SLATE

LEWIS, JOHN Death Date: 1916DEC6
Nationality: GREEK
Occupation: MULE DRIVER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 28
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 0
County: LAS
Company name: CEDAR HILL COAL & COKE
Mine name: TOLLER
Cause of death/comments: CRUSHED BETWEEN A MULE & EMPTY CAR

LEWIS, ROY Death Date: 1941FEB24
Nationality:
Occupation: LODERMAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: JEF
Company name: CAPROCK FUEL
Mine name: CAPROCK
Cause of death/comments: RIB FALL

LEWIS, STEVEN Death Date: 1907SEP16
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 47
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: JEF
Company name:
Mine name: LAYDEN
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF COAL

LEWIS, THEODORE Death Date: 1941MAR14
Nationality:
Occupation: FACEMAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: BOU
Company name: LOUIS-LAFAYETTE CO.
Mine name: Hi-WAY
Cause of death/comments: MACHINERY

LEWIS, THOMAS Death Date: 1885FEB26
Nationality:
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: FRE
Company name:
Mine name: CANFIELD
Cause of death/comments: THROWN FROM A RUNAWAY CAR

LEWIS, THOMAS W Death Date: 1917JUL7
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 24
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 0
County: FRE
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: COAL CREEK
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

LEWIS, WILLIAM Death Date: 1910NOV8
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: SUPERINTENDENT
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
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

LEWIS, WILLIAM M Death Date: 1953APR17
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County:
Company name: CRESSON CONSOLD. GOLD MINING
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: CRUSHED BY FALLING ROCK

LEYBA, ABEL Death Date: 1917OCT18
Nationality: MEXICAN
Occupation: DRIVER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 33
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 3
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: STARKVILLE
Cause of death/comments: CRUSHED UNDER A MINE CAR

LEYVA, JOE Death Date: 1917APR27
Nationality: MEXICAN
Occupation: TRAPPER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 16
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: HASTINGS
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION

LIAS, JOHN Death Date: 1904JUN7
Nationality: COLORED
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 56
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name:
Mine name: MAITLAND
Cause of death/comments: FALL FROM DRAW SLATE

LIKOS, JOHN Death Date: 1919OCT3
Nationality: GREEK
Occupation: PICK MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 32
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: JEF
Company name: LEYDEN COAL CO.
Mine name: LEYDEN
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF COAL FROM A PILLAR SIDE

LINDGREN, ARTHUR B Death Date: 1917MAR26
Nationality:
Occupation: COMPRESSOR MAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 19
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: SAM
Company name:
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: FELL

LINDON, DEWEY L Death Date: 1920DEC10
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: DRIVER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 21
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: DEL
Company name: INDEPENDENT LUMBER CO.
Mine name: KURTZVILLE
Cause of death/comments: STRUCK BY A LOADED CAR

LINGOL, EUGENE E Death Date: 1951NOV20
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: OUR
Company name: KING LEASE
Mine name: INC.
Cause of death/comments: OUR

LINK, JONATHAN Death Date: 1906AUG1
Nationality: POLANDER
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 33
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name:
Mine name: TOLTEC
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF COAL & ROCK

LINN, WILLIS E Death Date: 1956JUN29
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County:
Company name: CLIMAX MOLYBDENUM CO.
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: CRUSHED BY FALLING ROCK

LINZA, AMELIA Death Date: 1925JAN9
Nationality: ITALIAN
Occupation: MACHINE MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 7
Age at death: 30
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: BEAR CANON COAL CO.
Mine name: BEAR CANON
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

LIPKOVSKI, STEVE Death Date: 1904DEC19
Nationality: POLANDER
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 26
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: BRODHEAD
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROOF

LISTER, ROBERT Death Date: 1912APR12
Nationality: SCOTCH
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 36
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 3
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: COKEDALE
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

LISYAK, FRANK Death Date: 1906APR22
Nationality: SLAV
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
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

LITCHENBERGER, EDWARD Death Date: 1898MAR25
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: ELP
Company name:
Mine name: HAYDOCK
Cause of death/comments: CAR BLEW INTO SHAFT

LITTLE, ANDY Death Date: 1904SEP5
Nationality: HUNGARIAN
Occupation: DRIVER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 28
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: PRIERO
Cause of death/comments: STRUCK BY A RUNAWAY CAR

LITTLE, ARTHUR Death Date: 1906MAR13
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: CAR GATHERER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 19
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: BROADHEAD
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF COAL

LITTLE, WALTER Death Date: 1930JAN11
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: PICK MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 20
Age at death: 38
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: JEWELL COLLIERIES CORP.
Mine name: CRESTON
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

LITTLE, WILLIAM Death Date: 1892JUN30
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: GAR
Company name: VULCAN FUEL CO.
Mine name: VULCAN
Cause of death/comments: LEG BROKEN & SERIOUS BODILY INJURIES

LKIMEK, JAN Death Date: 1910OCT8
Nationality: POLE
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 23
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

LLEWELLYN, GWILIM Death Date: 1918DEC28
Nationality: WELSH
Occupation: PICK MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 40
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 4
County: FRE
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: COAL CREEK
Cause of death/comments: CRUSHED UNDER A LOADED CAR

LLILOFF, BOVIE Death Date: 1914OCT5
Nationality: BULGARIAN
Occupation: LOADER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 30
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: BOU
Company name: ROCKY MOUNTAIN FUEL
Mine name: GORHAM
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF COAL

LLOYD, ALBERT Death Date: 1918NOV17
Nationality: WELSH
Occupation: DRIVER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 41
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 5
County: MES
Company name: GRAND JUNCTION MINING FUEL
Mine name: CAMEO
Cause of death/comments: RUN OVER BY AN EMPTY CAR

LLOYD, CHARLES E Death Date: 1899DEC5
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: MIN
Company name:
Mine name: COMMODORE
Cause of death/comments: FELL FROM LADDER

LLOYD, DAVID Death Date: 1889SEP9
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: JEF
Company name: GOLDEN FUEL CO.
Mine name: WHITE ASH
Cause of death/comments: DROWNED BY INUNDATION OF WATER FROM SHAFT

LLOYD, JAMES B Death Date: 1897SEP21
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: GIL
Company name:
Mine name: NUGGET
Cause of death/comments: ORE FELL FROM VEIN

LLOYD, WILLIAM P Death Date: 1923JAN12
Nationality: WELSH
Occupation: FIREBOSS
Yrs Mine Exp: 45
Age at death: 64
Marital Status: W
Surving children: 0
County: FRE
Company name: VICTOR-AMERICAN FUEL CO.
Mine name: CHANDLER
Cause of death/comments: DRAGGED BY A MULE

LOANE, WILLIAM E Death Date: 1896JAN4
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: ELP
Company name:
Mine name: ANNA LEE
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF COAL

LOBACK, V. A Death Date: 1908JUN2
Nationality: GERMAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 40
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: GUN
Company name:
Mine name: CRESTED BUTTE
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

LOBBY, JOHN Death Date: 1885NOV13
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: CUS
Company name:
Mine name: BULL DOMINGO
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION/FIRE

LOBDELL, FLOYD Death Date: 1913FEB27
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 32
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: BOU
Company name: ROCKY MOUNTAIN
Mine name: SIMPSON
Cause of death/comments: POWDER EXPLOSION

LOCKETT, JAMES L Death Date: 1950NOV23
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: CHA
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON CORP.
Mine name: SALIDA
Cause of death/comments: CRUSHED BY HEAVY TRUCK

LOCKHARD, JAMES Death Date: 1917APR27
Nationality: COLORED
Occupation: DRIVER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 31
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 2
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: HASTINGS
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION

LOGAN, DAVID Death Date: 1906JUL6
Nationality: SCOTCH
Occupation: WEIGH BOSS
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 78
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: LAP
Company name:
Mine name: CITY
Cause of death/comments: STRUCK BY RUN-AWAY TRIP

LOGAN, PAT Death Date: 1899JAN3
Nationality:
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 58
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 6
County:
Company name:
Mine name: RUGBY
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF COAL

LOGAR, ALBIN Death Date: 1910JAN31
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 36
Marital Status: W
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADOFUEL & IRON
Mine name: PRIMERO
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS/DUST

LONCAR, RADA Death Date: 1911JUL19
Nationality: SLAV
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 29
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: DELAGUA NO. 2
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

LONDON, HENRY Death Date: 1910OCT8
Nationality: COLORED
Occupation: DRIVER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 31
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: STARKVILLE
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF DUST ARC FROM RUNAWAY TRIP

LONEFF, DAN Death Date: 1916JAN25
Nationality: BULGARIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 36
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 2
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: BERWIND
Cause of death/comments: ELECTRIC SHOCK

LONZEE, PETE Death Date: 1909NOV20
Nationality: ITALIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 25
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name:
Mine name: BIG FOUR
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

LOPEZ, BALDOMANIO Death Date: 1921MAY23
Nationality: MEXICAN
Occupation: PICK MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 3
Age at death:
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON CO.
Mine name: PICTOU
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

LOPEZ, CARPLO Death Date: 1910OCT8
Nationality: MEXICAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 22
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

LOPEZ, ESTAVEN Death Date: 1910NOV8
Nationality: MEXICAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 23
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: VICTOR-AMERICAN FUEL
Mine name: DELAGUA
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS/DUST-OPEN LIGHT

LOPEZ, EZEQUIEL G Death Date: 1952JUL10
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: BOU
Company name: AARON STROMBERG & CO.
Mine name: BOULDER
Cause of death/comments: PREMATURE BLAST

LOPEZ, FRANCISCO Death Date: 1906DEC24
Nationality: MEXICAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: BROADHEAD
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROOF

LOPEZ, IGNACIO Death Date: 1910NOV8
Nationality: MEXICAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 50
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: VICTOR-AMERICAN FUEL
Mine name: DELAGUA
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS/DUST-OPEN LIGHT

LOPEZ, JESUS Death Date: 1923SEP6
Nationality: MEXICAN
Occupation: PICK MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 6
Age at death: 21
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 1
County: HUE
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON CO.
Mine name: LESTER
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

LOPEZ, JOE D Death Date: 1954JAN27
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County:
Company name: EMPIRE ZINC CO.
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: CRUSHED BY SLAB OF ROCK

LOPEZ, JUAN Death Date: 1899SEP21
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: OUR
Company name:
Mine name: SWAMP ANGEL TUNNEL
Cause of death/comments: FALLING ROCK FROM ROOF

LOPEZ, JUAN Death Date: 1910NOV8
Nationality: MEXICAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 25
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: VICTOR-AMERICAN FUEL
Mine name: DELAGUA
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS/DUST-OPEN LIGHT

LOPEZ, LUCAS Death Date: 1915SEP3
Nationality: MEXICAN
Occupation: DRIVER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 20
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: CAMERON
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

LOPEZ, PEDRO Death Date: 1917APR27
Nationality: MEXICAN
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

LOPEZ, ROY Death Date: 1933OCT13
Nationality: MEXICAN
Occupation: PICK MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 9
Age at death: 28
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: VICKERS COAL CO.
Mine name: KENNETH
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF DRAW SLATE

LOPEZ, SALVADOR Death Date: 1931JAN5
Nationality: MEXICAN
Occupation: PICK MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 1
Age at death: 20
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON CO.
Mine name: PICTOU
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF DRAW ROCK

LOPEZ, V Death Date: 1910NOV8
Nationality: MEXICAN
Occupation: 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: EXPLOSION OF GAS/DUST-OPEN LIGHT

LORD, EDWIN WALTER Death Date: 1928JAN24
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 20
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: TEL
Company name:
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: FELL FROM BUCKET DOWN SHAFT ABOUT 700 FEET

LORENZI, EDWARD Death Date: 1948NOV17
Nationality:
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 3
Age at death: 26
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: DEL
Company name: RED CANON COAL
Mine name: RED CANON NO. 1
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROOF

LOTINE, FELIX Death Date: 1891JUN5
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO COAL & IRON CO.
Mine name: EL MORO
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF SLATE

LOUGHRY, L E Death Date: 1933AUG30
Nationality:
Occupation: TRAM OPERATOR
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 27
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: PAR
Company name:
Mine name: AMERICAN
Cause of death/comments: STRUCK BY BUCKET

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

LOUKOGIANIS, STRATIS Death Date: 1924FEB9
Nationality: GREEK
Occupation: PICK MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 11
Age at death: 33
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON CO.
Mine name: TOLLER
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK WHILE PREPARING A PROP

LOUTH, CHARLES E Death Date: 1956DEC12
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County:
Company name: ALEX BELTRAMO
Mine name: JR.
Cause of death/comments:

LOVATO, TRANQUILINO Death Date: 1920NOV24
Nationality: MEXICAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 6
Age at death: 26
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: AMERICAN SMELTING & REFINING
Mine name: BONCARBO
Cause of death/comments: CRUSHED TO DEATH BY A HAULAGE MOTOR

LOVERA, B. Death Date: 1906FEB19
Nationality: ITALIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 37
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name:
Mine name: MAITLAND
Cause of death/comments: GAS EXPLOSION

LOW, JOSEPH M Death Date: 1942NOV16
Nationality:
Occupation: CARPENTER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 64
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: SUM
Company name: GARVIE LONDON GOLD MINING CO
Mine name: BRECKENRIDGE
Cause of death/comments: PLANK BROKE & FELL 12 FEET

LOWE, A J 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

LOWE, JAMES Death Date: 1918NOV8
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: ROPE RIDER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 38
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name: HUERFANO COAL CO.
Mine name: LUDLOW
Cause of death/comments: CRUSHED TO DEATH BETWEEN TWO CARS AND RIB

LUBA, JOHN Death Date: 1895MAY10
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: SOPRIS
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS (CH4)

LUBA, MAT Death Date: 1899JAN17
Nationality:
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County:
Company name:
Mine name: SOPRIS
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF COAL

LUBICI, ABRAM Death Date: 1912JAN27
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 44
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 5
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: DELAGUA
Cause of death/comments: ELECTROCUTED

LUBRANSKI, JOE Death Date: 1910OCT8
Nationality: POLE
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 36
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 3
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADOFUEL & IRON
Mine name: STARKVILLE
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF DUST ARC FROM RUNAWAY TRIP

LUCAS, ALEXANDER Death Date: 1910JAN31
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 30
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADOFUEL & IRON
Mine name: PRIMERO
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS/DUST

LUCAS, JAMES Death Date: 1899DEC19
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 30
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County:
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON CO.
Mine name: WALSEN
Cause of death/comments: STRUCK BY 15 EMPTY CARS

LUCERO, ADOLPH Death Date: 1899NOV11
Nationality: MEXICAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: ENGLE
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF SLATE

LUCERO, ALBERT Death Date: 1915JAN9
Nationality: MEXICAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 27
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: ROCKY MOUNTAIN FUEL
Mine name: PIEDMONT
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

LUCERO, CAMILIO Death Date: 1948JAN8
Nationality:
Occupation: FACEMAN
Yrs Mine Exp: 28
Age at death: 46
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: ROU
Company name: KEYSTONE COAL
Mine name: KEYSTONE
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROOF

LUCERO, GABRIEL Death Date: 1927APR27
Nationality: MEXICAN
Occupation: DRIVER
Yrs Mine Exp: 6
Age at death: 23
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 2
County: WEL
Company name: WELLINGTON MINES CO
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: LAS

LUCERO, LUKE Death Date: 1923MAY5
Nationality: MEXICAN
Occupation: PICK MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 6
Age at death: 26
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: ROCKY MOUNTAIN FUEL CO.
Mine name: SOUTHWESTERN
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS & DUST

LUCERO, RICHARD H Death Date: 1956APR18
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County:
Company name: EMPIRE ZINC CO. (GILMAN)
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: CRUSHED BETWEEN CARS IN INCLINE

LUCKINBILL, HAROLD R Death Date: 1955APR20
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County:
Company name: DON JOHNSTON DRILLING CO.
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: HIT BY TRAVELING BLOCK GUARD

LUCOCK, WILLFRED Death Date: 1895APR4
Nationality:
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County:
Company name:
Mine name: OTIS (LAFAYETTE)
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF

LUCOTICH, JOHN Death Date: 1915MAR23
Nationality: SLAV
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 43
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 3
County: LAS
Company name: PRIMROSE COAL
Mine name: PRIMROSE
Cause of death/comments: HIT BY A TRIP OF EMPTY CARS

LUDONICO, LUMBERTO Death Date: 1904NOV30
Nationality: ITALIAN
Occupation: ROAD CLEANER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 44
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: TERCLO
Cause of death/comments: BURNED BY AN EXPLOSION OF HIS OILER CADGER

LUDWIG, FRANK Death Date: 1902JUL21
Nationality: GERMAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name:
Mine name: MIDWAY
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

LUERAS, DAVE Death Date: 1946MAR27
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: WEL
Company name: ROCKY MOUNTAIN FUEL
Mine name: COLUMBINE
Cause of death/comments: ROOF FALL

LUGGI, LOUIS Death Date: 1907SEP4
Nationality: SLAVONIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 36
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: DELAGUA
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF DRAWSLATE

LUHADOL, JACOB Death Date: 1907OCT30
Nationality: AUSTRIAN
Occupation: DRIVER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 21
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name:
Mine name: QUINTO
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROOF

LUHALA, ARNE Death Date: 1937OCT17
Nationality:
Occupation: TIMBERMAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 48
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: OUR
Company name: SAN JUAN METALS CORP.
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

LUJAN, JOSE G Death Date: 1956OCT18
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County:
Company name: AMERICAN SMELTING & REFINING
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: FURNACE EXPLOSION BURNS & FRACTURES

LUJAN, TED LEO Death Date: 1962JAN24
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 36
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: EAG
Company name: NEW JERSEY ZINC CO.
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: CAP SLIPPED AND HE FELL 6 SETS

LUJON, CASEMARO Death Date: 1926MAR24
Nationality: SPANIARD
Occupation: MACHINE MINER
Yrs Mine Exp: 30
Age at death: 47
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 2
County: LAS
Company name: DICK COAL CO.
Mine name: DIX
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF COAL

LUKASICH, FRANK Death Date: 1910OCT8
Nationality: POLE
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 27
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

LUMBERG, ELMER Death Date: 1899AUG26
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: LAK
Company name:
Mine name: WELDON
Cause of death/comments: FELL OF CAGE

LUMBRADA, FRANK Death Date: 1908AUG29
Nationality: ITALIAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 45
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: BOU
Company name:
Mine name: NONPARELL
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF COAL & SLATE

LUMLEY, REES Death Date: 1907JAN23
Nationality: WELSH
Occupation: FIRE BOSS
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 46
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: PRIMERO
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS/DUST-OPEN LIGHT

LUNA, FEDIGONIA Death Date: 1913AUG4
Nationality: MEXICAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 24
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: VICTOR-AMERICAN FUEL
Mine name: DELAGUA
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

LUNA, P. Death Date: 1910NOV8
Nationality: MEXICAN
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 25
Marital Status: W
Surving children: 1
County: LAS
Company name: VICTOR-AMERICAN FUEL
Mine name: DELAGUA
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF GAS/DUST-OPEN LIGHT

LUNDQUIST, JOHN Death Date: 1919MAR31
Nationality: SWEDE
Occupation: PICK MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 39
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

LYDEN, MARTIN Death Date: 1870SEP14
Nationality:
Occupation: OWNER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County:
Company name:
Mine name: LYDEN-MURPHY
Cause of death/comments: FOUL AIR;BROTHER MICHAEL LEYDON

LYLE, WILSON Death Date: 1896JUL15
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: ELP
Company name:
Mine name: CLAUDE
Cause of death/comments: FELL FROM BUCKET

LYNCH, JOHN Death Date: 1914MAR5
Nationality: IRISH
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 51
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: MORLEY
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

LYNCH, JOHN Death Date: 1933FEB27
Nationality:
Occupation: MUCKER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 39
Marital Status: M
Surving children:
County: LAK
Company name: CLIMAX MOLYBDENUM CO.
Mine name:
Cause of death/comments: SUFFOCATION

LYNCH, WILLIAM Death Date: 1918MAY20
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: TIMBERMAN
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 34
Marital Status: S
Surving children:
County: HUE
Company name: BIG FOUR COAL & COKE
Mine name: BIG FOUR
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

LYNIS, JAMES Death Date: 1897MAY31
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: ELP
Company name:
Mine name: SPICER
Cause of death/comments: FALL FROM LADDER DOWN SHAFT

LYNN, WILLIAM Death Date: 1896SEP10
Nationality:
Occupation:
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death:
Marital Status:
Surving children:
County: PIT
Company name:
Mine name: SMUGGLER
Cause of death/comments: FALL OF ROCK

LYONS, MORTON Death Date: 1935FEB18
Nationality: AMERICAN
Occupation: MACHINE MAN
Yrs Mine Exp: 30
Age at death: 44
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 2
County: BOU
Company name: LOUISVILLE-LAFAYETTE COAL CO
Mine name: Hi-WAY
Cause of death/comments: SHEAVE WHEEL FELL DOWN SHAFT ON CAGE

LYSCZARA, ANTON Death Date: 1910OCT8
Nationality: POLE
Occupation: MINER
Yrs Mine Exp:
Age at death: 25
Marital Status: M
Surving children: 3
County: LAS
Company name: COLORADO FUEL & IRON
Mine name: STARKVILLE
Cause of death/comments: EXPLOSION OF DUST ARC FROM RUNAWAY TRIP

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