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 Lee Edman Carpenter

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Lee Edman Carpenter

  • Birth 31 Aug 1931 Marion County, West Virginia, USA
  • Death 20 Nov 1968 Marion County, West Virginia, USA
  • Burial Farmington, Marion County, West Virginia, USA
  • Plot Section 2, Block 43, Lot 2, Space 6
  • Memorial ID 36833882

Son of the late James and Jessie Golden Carpenter. Husband of Emily E Duda and father of six children. Farmington resident. His widow, known as "Cookie", has since married a Tennant. Lee was a veteran of the Korean War. And a member of the UMWA Local 4042. He was employed by Consol Coal Farmington #9 for 2 years where he was a mechanic when the explosion happened. His body was recovered March 13, 1974. He was one of 59 men recovered, and one of 78 men who died in this disaster, which led to the passage of Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act of 1969.


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  • Created by: Christine Banvard
  • Added: 7 May 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 36833882
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lee Edman Carpenter (31 Aug 1931–20 Nov 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 36833882, citing Odd Fellows Cemetery, Farmington, Marion County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Christine Banvard (contributor 47037151) .