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Near Punxsutawney in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Charles J. Margiotti

(1891-1956)

 
 
Charles J. Margiotti Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, November 5, 2011
1. Charles J. Margiotti Marker
Inscription.  Prominent lawyer, business executive, and civic and political leader, Margiotti was appointed Pennsylvania Attorney General, 1935-1938, by Governor George Earle. He was among the first Italian Americans to hold such a post in the United States. He was the Republican candidate for Governor in 1934. He practiced law in Pittsburgh and donated services to defend immigrant workers. A native of Punxsutawney, Margiotti is interred here at Calvary Cemetery.
 
Erected 2007 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1934.
 
Location. 40° 56.149′ N, 78° 59.433′ W. Marker is near Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, in Jefferson County. Marker is on South Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 436) Ό mile north of Calvary Lane, on the right when traveling south. Located on the grounds of Calvary Cemetery. Touch for map
Charles J. Margiotti Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, November 5, 2011
2. Charles J. Margiotti Marker
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. Marker is in this post office area: Punxsutawney PA 15767, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Barclay Square (approx. 1.2 miles away); Punxsutawney (approx. 1.3 miles away); Groundhog Day (approx. 1.7 miles away); Rossiter Strike Injunction (approx. 4 miles away); Great Shamokin Path (approx. 4.6 miles away); First Pennsylvania Troopers Killed in the Line of Duty (approx. 5.2 miles away); Millstone (approx. 7.9 miles away); Fort Mahoning (approx. 9.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Punxsutawney.
 
Also see . . .  Charles J. Margiotti at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on February 20, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Attorney General of Pennsylvania, Charles J. Margiotti image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Harris & Ewing, July 16, 1937
3. Attorney General of Pennsylvania, Charles J. Margiotti
Attorney General of Pennsylvania, Charles J. Margiotti, was recent visitor in the Capitol where he appeared before the National Labor Relations Board, 7/16/37 Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
Charles J. Margiotti Grave image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, November 5, 2011
4. Charles J. Margiotti Grave
Located in Calvary Cemetery
Charles J. Margiotti Grave plot image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, November 5, 2011
5. Charles J. Margiotti Grave plot
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 5, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 972 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 5, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on November 28, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   4, 5. submitted on November 5, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Jul. 1, 2022