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Arnold Miller

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Apr 25, 1923

Arnold Ray Miller was born in Leewood

1942

Arnold Miller joined the army

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1946

Arnold Miller returned home from WWII

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1969

Arnold Miller helped the Black Lung Association lead a three-week coal strike and march on the capitol

1970

Arnold Miller was forced to retire from mining by black lung disease and arthritis

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1972

The Miners for Democracy organization chose Arnold Miller to challenge UMWA President Tony Boyle

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Dec 22, 1972

Tony Boyle defeated by Arnold Miller in a special election, as Miners for Democracy take control of UMWA

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1974

Arnold Miller negotiated the national coal contract with an improved health care plan

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1977

UMWA president Arnold Miller was reelected

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1979

Arnold Miller resigned as president of UMWA

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Jul 12, 1985

Arnold Miller died in Charleston


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