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BLOSCH, Paul. (Dubuque, IA, Apr. 18, 1945--Dubuque, IA, May 26, 2003). Mayor. Blosch served as the mayor of Peosta, Iowa from 1976 to 1980. Interesting in promoting community cooperation, he led efforts which established the community park. Blosch drove trucks for construction companies, operated a flower shop in Epworth with his wife, and in 1997 was rebuilding automobiles in Peosta.



1. "County Residents Dislike Tax Idea," Telegraph Herald, January 24, 1988, p. 47

2. Obituary, Telegraph Herald, May 28, 2003, p. 8