Medallion Name – COAL MINERS DAUGHTER Significance – Josephine Aspinwall Roche was a woman ahead of her time. Not only was she the first policewoman in Colorado, the first woman to run a major coal company, she was the second woman to serve in a presidential cabinet. Inscription – Josephine Roche, daughter of a wealthy coal mine operator, ran for governor in 1934. She advocated a progressive sales tax that fell heavily on the rich. Although she lost the election, she became Assistant Secretary of Treasury, the second highest ranking woman in Franklin Roosevelts administration. Location – 39?44’56.7″N 104?59’42.1″W Details