Rev. John J. Curran (1859-1936). Founding pastor of Holy Savior Parish in 1895. Known as the Labor Priest, he championed the workers' cause and was instrumental in settling the Anthracite Strike of 1902. He was a friend of Theodore Roosevelt, who visited here often.

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Photo of Theodore Roosevelt black plaque
Jpo tx113 on Wikimedia Commons
Photo of Theodore Roosevelt black plaque
Nicolas Henderson on Flickr