John Luoma: Hanna Old Timer
Image and notes from the Union Pacific Coal Company Employees' Magazine
Mr. Louma has been in Hanna since the opening of the mines, beginning work there thirty-two years ago, March 1899, as a box car loader. Mr. Frank L. McCarty was foreman at that time.
Mr. Louma was born in Kankaanpaa, Kyla, Sievin Pitajd Quinn Laani, Finland, April 3, 1874. In March 1899, he came to America, coming directly to Hanna. Since that time Mr. Louma has lived continuously in Hanna. He has one brother living in Salt Lake and a sister living in New York state. Mr. Louma’s service has been long and faithful. (John Luoma UPCCEM, Dec. 1931)