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"Published Record - Mine Crew Picture Taken Around 1927."

Title: Mine Crew Picture Taken Around 1927.

Publication: The Lead Belt News, Flat River, St. Francois County, Missouri..

Page: Unknown

Date: Unknown

General Information:

The original picture was furnished to the newspaper by George Callahan, a former Deputy State Mine Inspector. The below scanned copy of the actual newspaper article was provided by a descendant of Blanch Emma Thorpe.

The below picture was taken on or about 1927, at Doe Run Shaft No. 13, near Leadington, St. Francois County, Missouri. It was known as No. 9 Mine which St. Joe Lead Company bought from Federal Lead Company in 1923.

Names in alphabetical order: (Unknown) Barnhouse

Mike Barton

Square Brown

Ed Burns

George Callahan

(Unknown) Campbell

Noah Cartee

Chan Coffman

Buck Coleman

William J. Cortor

(Unknown) Crauley

Deino Dickey

Henry Duemier

Bunt Duvall

Henry Gibson

Elmer Gifford

Claude Green

Fred Grieshaber

Frank Hahn

Odie Halbrook

(Unknown) Hilderbrand

Lou Hodge

Lawrence Horn

Grover Howell

Frank Hutson

Lawrence Janice

Herman Kassabaum

Walter Mabery

Bear Mason

Walter McGee

Wes Mecey

Earl Moore

James Morris

Emmett Murphy

Simon Rigdon

(Unknown) Robinson

Lawrence Ryan

M. L. Scott

John Sharp

R. Stevens

Robert Thomas

Homer Thorpe - His full name is Homer Oliver Thorpe.

T. J. Turnbeaugh

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Robert Wigger

(Unknown) Wigger

Ode Williams


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Homer Oliver Thorpe  (a/k/a - Homer Thorpe)

Information provided on 7/26/2009, by a descendant of Blanch Emma Thorpe:

Homer Oliver Thorpe was born on October 23, 1899, in St. Mary, Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri. He married Hallie Fern Beard on February 23, 1920, location unknown. He died from the result of a mining accident on October 10, 1953, at Bonne Terre Hospital, Bonne Terre, St. Francois County, Missouri.


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