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Charleroi in Washington County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

John K. Tener

(1863-1946)

 
 
John K. Tener Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, July 24, 2011
1. John K. Tener Marker
Inscription.  Governor of Pennsylvania, 1911-1915. Highlights of his administration included creation of statewide primary elections and a state highway system; establishment of the Department of Labor and Industry and Pennsylvania Historical Commission. Member of Congress, 1909-1911. Professional baseball player,1885-1890; president, National League, 1913-1918. Born in Ireland, he came to the United States at age nine. Resident of Charleroi after 1891.
 
Erected 1999 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsSports. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1891.
 
Location. 40° 8.403′ N, 79° 54.027′ W. Marker is in Charleroi, Pennsylvania, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Fallowfield Street (Pennsylvania Route 88) and 7th Street, on the left when traveling south on Fallowfield Street. Located at John K. Tener Library in Charleroi. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charleroi PA 15022, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. United States Post Office (a few steps from this marker); Louis Goaziou: 1864-1937 (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); World War I Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Medal of Honor (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charleroi Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Korean War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Charleroi Legion Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Community of Lock Four (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charleroi.
 
Also see . . .
1. John K. Tener - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. John Kinley Tener at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
John K. Tener Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, July 24, 2011
2. John K. Tener Marker
Governor John Tener as a Baseball Player image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Goodwin & Co., 1889
3. Governor John Tener as a Baseball Player
Pennsylvania Governor John K. Tener at Ebbets Field on April 14, 1914 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bain News Service, April 14, 1914
4. Pennsylvania Governor John K. Tener at Ebbets Field on April 14, 1914
throwing baseball from stands Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,079 times since then and 212 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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