First U.S. Secretary of Labor
Our thanks and appreciation to those who have contributed their valuable time, photos, memories, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia to this project:
• David A. Jones, Blossburg, Pa. (great grandson)
• Robert Wilson, Annapolis, Md. (great grandson)
• Kitty Wilson, Blossburg, Pa. (wife of grandson Thomas Wilson)
• Jean Burnette Daugherty, Syracuse, N.Y. (grand niece)
• Janet Wilson Kirk Emerson, Convent Station, N.J. (grand niece)
• Susan Kaczynski, Blossburg, Pa. (great granddaughter)
• Sally Ward, Blossburg, Pa. (Blossburg Borough secretary)
• John Backman, Blossburg, Pa. (mayor)
• Heidi I. Jones, Blossburg, Pa. (great great granddaughter)
• Joshua D. Jones, Blossburg, Pa. (great great grandson)
• Beverly S. Jones, Blossburg, Pa. (wife of great grandson, David A. Jones)
• Shelly T. West, Laurel, Md.
• James McIntosh, Blossburg, Pa. (a life long friend)
• R. Keith Lindie, Blossburg, Pa. (a life long friend and photographic historian)
Babson, Roger W. William B. Wilson and the Department of Labor, (New York: Brentano’s) 1919.
Jones, Mary Harris The Autobiography of Mother Jones, (Chicago: Kerr Publishing Company) 1996 (original published 1925) Wilson, William Bauchop, unpublished manuscript, 1913.
Wilson, William Bauchop, Memories (Washington, D.C.: The Trades Unionist) 1916
Swinsick, Phyllis Flashbacks: The lore and legends of eight small communities in Tioga County, Pennsylvania, (Tioga County: Tioga Printing Corp.) 1993
The Blossburg Advertiser December 1898 through December 1899.
Many newspaper clippings, photographs, and oral histories. Most documentation available from David A. Jones.
The Wilson index:
- William Bauchop Wilson Main Page
- Coming to America
- Growing up in Arnot, Pennsylvania
- The Next 20 Years
- Secretary-Treasurer of the United Mine Workers of America
- Secretary of Labor
- The Family
- Ferniegair Farm Blossburg, Pennsylvania
- United Mine Workers Pins & Ribbons
- Poetry By W.B. Wilson