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EAGLE CHEMICAL COMPANY

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Eagle Chemical located southeast of St. Raphael's Cathedral which is seen in the background. Photo courtesy: Jim Massey
EAGLE CHEMICAL COMPANY. Eagle Chemical Company established and incorporated on May 18, 1910, advertised its manufacture of a variety of chemicals for "cleanliness and healthful conditions" in all public buildings, farm and dairy buildings, and private dwellings." Germ A Kill and Urnaline destroyed and prevented "all germs, insects and vermin." The company also produced a sweeping compound for "laying the dust in stores, offices, hospitals, schools and public buildings of every kind."

The 1911-12 Dubuque City Directory listed 165 Locust.