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List of famous coal miners, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top coal miners in the world? This includes the most prominent coal miners, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable coal miners is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic coal miners were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned coal miners.

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From reputable, prominent, and well known coal miners to the lesser known coal miners of today, these are some of the best professionals in the coal miner field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous coal miners ever?" and "What are the names of famous coal miners?" then you're in the right place. (10 items)
Elbert E. Stephens is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Coal Miners
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Elbert Stephens was a resident of Hebron, KY on November 20, 1967. He lived near the crash site of TWA Flight 128 and was one of the first responders. See Stephens weblink below... ...more

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Birthplace: Kentucky, United States of America

Profession: Coal Miner, Distillery Worker

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Vernon Winfrey is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Coal Miners
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Vernon Winfrey


Vernon Winfrey is the father of Oprah Winfrey. ...more

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Birthplace: Greenville, Mississippi, United States of America

Profession: Barber, Actor, Coal Miner

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Isaac Price


Isaac Price was a coal miner and an entrepreneur. ...more

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Profession: Miner, Entrepreneur

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Homer Keel


Homer Keel was a Navyman-turned-coalminer and the father of Howard Keel. ...more

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Profession: Miner