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HANSEN, Nicholas

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HANSEN, Nicholas. (Luxemburg, Germany, Feb. 24, 1834--Apr. 15, 1889). Hansen emigrated to Dubuque in 1853 and became a clerk in a grocery. He opened his own grocery in 1872.

In 1880 Hansen was a partner in the firm of HANSEN AND LINEHAN, wholesale grocers, railroad and steamboat supplies, at No. 8 Levee. This business continued until his death in 1889.



Oldt, Franklin. The History of Dubuque County, Iowa. Chicago: Western Historical Company, 1880, p. 800

Portrait and Biographical Record of Dubuque, Jones and Clayton Counties, Iowa. Chicago: Chapman Publishing Company, 1894, p. 208