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Bethlehem in Ohio County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Walter Reuther

 
 
Walter Reuther Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 2, 2014
1. Walter Reuther Marker
Inscription. The son of German immigrants, Reuther was born 1 September 1907 in Wheeling, Influenced by his father's work in the labor movement, he moved to Detroit, where he worked for Ford and organized auto workers. One of 20th century's most influential labor leaders, he served as president of CIO. Killed in plane crash on May 9, 1970.
 
Erected 2005 by West Virginia Division of Archives and History.
 
Location. 40° 2.041′ N, 80° 41.301′ W. Marker is in Bethlehem, West Virginia, in Ohio County. Marker is on Ridgecrest Road (West Virginia Route 88) 0.1 miles north of Maple Lane, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wheeling WV 26003, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Marshall County/Ohio County (approx. 0.3 miles away); Forks of Wheeling Creek (approx. 1.7 miles away); “Monument Place” (approx. 1.7 miles away); Elm Grove Stone Bridge (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Madonna of the Trail (approx. 1.8 miles away); The National Pike (approx. 1.8 miles away); Jesse Lee Reno (approx. 1.8 miles away); State’s Birthplace (approx. 1.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
Walter Reuther Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 2, 2014
2. Walter Reuther Marker

1. "No Greater Calling"...The Life of Walter P. Reuther. (Submitted on November 2, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Walter Philip Reuther at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on November 2, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 2, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 351 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 2, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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