62. Metsala, Hjalmar

Hjalmar "Jalmar" METSALA(1-2) was born on 1 November 1898 in Finland.(3-4) He died in a gas explosion in Frontier No. 1 coal mine on 14 August 1923 at the age of 24 in Frontier, Wyoming.(3,5)  He was buried on 17 August 1923 in Kemmerer, Wyoming.(3-5)  He was single.(3)

      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. Hjlmar Metsala, death certificate file no. 1470 (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.
      5. Kemmerer City Cemetery (Kemmerer City, Lincoln, Wyoming), Lincoln County Historical Societies, Lincoln County Historical Societies, index cards (: online 28 February 2018), Jalmar Metsala.

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