96. Warhol, Paul, Jr.

Paul WARHOL, Jr.(12) was born about 1902 in Wyoming to Paul and Ella Warhol.(34) He appeared in the census in 1910 in Frontier, Wyoming living with his parents and siblings.(5) In October 1915, Paul was mentioned in the local newspaper, the Kemmerer Camera, for being on the 7th grade honor roll.(8)  Paul’s father passed away in 1917.(4)  On 22 February 1919 Paul was assaulted with the butt end of a gun by Teddy OWENS at a Saturday night dance. (10-11)   Judge GLASGOW fined Teddy OWENS  $5 for the attack.(10-11)  Paul appeared in the census in 1920 in Lincoln County, Wyoming living with his brother and widowed mother.(6) In 1920, both Paul and his younger brother John, aged 17 years, were working as miners in the coal mine.(6)  Paul died in a gas explosion in Frontier No. 1 coal mine on 14 August 1923 at the age of 21 in Frontier, Lincoln, Wyoming.(34)  In addition, the Warhol family lost two son-in-laws in the Frontier Mine No. 1 disaster:  Paul’s sister Annie’s husband, Michele “Mike CITERO” CARRERA, and Susie’s husband John GRATISKI. A Card of Thanks was published in the Kemmerer Republican:

We unite in expressing our thanks to our many friends, whose many deeds of kindness and comforting words assisted us to bear the burden of our loss in the untimely death of Mike Citerio, John Gratiski and Paul Warhol at the Frontier mine, August 14; especially do we thank the members of the K. of C. lodge, L.O.O.M and Local Union 2360, U.M.W of A; in fact, everyone who assisted us, to whom we are duly grateful.

Paul was buried on 17 August 1923 in Kemmerer, Wyoming and shares a headstone with his father, who died 6 years previous, and his brother-in-law John GRATISKI.(34)  He was single a the time of his death.(23)

      1. Kemmerer Republican, (Kemmerer, Lincoln, Wyoming), 24 August 1923, page 1, microfilm; Lincoln County Library, 519 Emerald Street, Kemmerer, Lincoln, Wyoming 83101.
      2. Sneddon Robert T.  Inspector (Dist 1) & Robert V. Hotchkiss Inspector (Dist2), "State Coal Mine Inspectors Of Wyoming, Districts No. 1 and 2," year:  1923; report, 1923; , Wyoming State Archives on microfilm, Cheyenne, Wyoming.
      3. Paul Warhol, death certificate #1388 (14 August 1923), State of Wyoming, Wyoming State Archives, 2301 Central Avenue, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001.
      4. Cemetery-Headstone, Kemmerer City Cemetery, Kemmerer, Lincoln, Wyoming.  Personal photograph, property of and in possession of Roberts Roots & Branches, of headstone taken between 2000 and 2003., headstone of Paul Warhol, Paul Warhol and John Gratiski.
      5. 1910, , population schedule, Year: 1910; Census Place: Frontier, Uinta, Wyoming; Roll: T624_1747; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 0129; FHL microfilm: 1375760, Paul Warchol Jr.; digital images, Ancestry.com (: online digital 4 March 2018); Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006..
            6. 1920, , population schedule, Year: 1920; Census Place: Election District 8, Lincoln, Wyoming; Roll: T625_2027; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 63, Paul Warhole jr; digital images, Ancestry.com (: online/digital 4 March 2018); Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch..
            7. Marriage Records, Western States Marriage Record Index, BYU/Idaho Special Collections, Rexberg, Idaho, online.  familyhistory@byui.edu, ID #182653.
      8. "High School News," Kemmerer Gazette, 13 October 1915, Wyoming Newspaper Project Online (accessed 2 August 2018).
      9. Kemmerer Republican, (Kemmerer, Lincoln, Wyoming), 24 August 1923, page 5, microfilm; Lincoln County Library, 519 Emerald Street, Kemmerer, Lincoln, Wyoming 83101.
      10.  “Local & Person”, Kemmerer Republican, (Kemmerer, Lincoln, Wyoming), 28 February 1919, Wyoming Newspaper Project Online (accessed 2 August 2018).
      11.  “Judge Glasgow Places $5 Fine”, Kemmerer Camera, (Kemmerer, Lincoln, Wyoming), 26 February 1919, page 1, Wyoming Newspaper Project Online (accessed 2 August 2018).

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