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[[Image:imp195.jpg|left|thumb|350px|Heeb Brewery. Photo courtesy: Center for Dubuque History.]]HEEB, Anton. (Hesse Cassel, Germany Apr. 11,1811--Dubuque, IA, Jan. 23, 1888). Heeb once operated the largest brewery in Iowa. He emigrated to America and landed in Baltimore in September, 1835; in 1836, he went to St. Louis; he came to Dubuque in 1846. (1) The following year, 1847, he came here, located permanently, and established the [[A. HEEB BREWING COMPANY]]. In July 1875 records in the United States Revenue Office in Dubuque indicated that Heeb had sold 904 barrels of beer. (2) In 1879 the Dubuque Herald stated that he had purchased $7,000, equivalent to $166,166.67 in 2016, in hops. (3) At the time of his death, the company had an annual production of 15,000 barrels.  
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[[Image:imp195.jpg|left|thumb|350px|Heeb Brewery. Photo courtesy: Center for Dubuque History.]]HEEB, Anton. (Hesse Cassel, Germany Apr. 11,1811--Dubuque, IA, Jan. 23, 1888). Heeb once operated the largest brewery in Iowa. He emigrated to America and landed in Baltimore in September, 1835; in 1836, he went to St. Louis; he came to Dubuque in 1846. (1) The following year, 1847, he came here, located permanently, and established the [[A. HEEB BREWING COMPANY]] at Couler and Eagle Point avenues (later Central Avenue and East 22nd Street). In July 1875 records in the United States Revenue Office in Dubuque indicated that Heeb had sold 904 barrels of beer. (2) In 1879 the ''Dubuque Herald'' stated that he had purchased $7,000, equivalent to $166,166.67 in 2016, in hops. (3) At the time of his death, the company had an annual production of 15,000 barrels. Heeb's brewery was among those which formed the [[DUBUQUE BREWING AND MALTING COMPANY]].
  
Heeb served as a director of the [[GERMAN TRUST AND SAVINGS BANK]] and the [[DUBUQUE FIRE AND MARINE INSURANCE COMPANY]]. At the time of the building of the Chicago, Dubuque and Minnnesota and the Chicago, Clinton and Dubuque railroads, he was largely interested in construction contracts in connections with Mr. Morgan. (4) He was elected an alderman to the city council and a county supervisor. Anton Heeb's youngest son was [[HEEB, Anthony F.|Anthony F. HEEB]].
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Heeb served as a director of the [[GERMAN TRUST AND SAVINGS BANK]] and the [[DUBUQUE FIRE AND MARINE INSURANCE COMPANY]]. At the time of the building of the Chicago, Dubuque and Minnesota and the Chicago, Clinton and Dubuque railroads, he was involved in construction contracts with Mr. Morgan. (4) He was elected an alderman to the city council and a county supervisor. Anton Heeb's youngest son was [[HEEB, Anthony F.|Anthony F. HEEB]].
  
 
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Heeb Brewery. Photo courtesy: Center for Dubuque History.
HEEB, Anton. (Hesse Cassel, Germany Apr. 11,1811--Dubuque, IA, Jan. 23, 1888). Heeb once operated the largest brewery in Iowa. He emigrated to America and landed in Baltimore in September, 1835; in 1836, he went to St. Louis; he came to Dubuque in 1846. (1) The following year, 1847, he came here, located permanently, and established the A. HEEB BREWING COMPANY at Couler and Eagle Point avenues (later Central Avenue and East 22nd Street). In July 1875 records in the United States Revenue Office in Dubuque indicated that Heeb had sold 904 barrels of beer. (2) In 1879 the Dubuque Herald stated that he had purchased $7,000, equivalent to $166,166.67 in 2016, in hops. (3) At the time of his death, the company had an annual production of 15,000 barrels. Heeb's brewery was among those which formed the DUBUQUE BREWING AND MALTING COMPANY.

Heeb served as a director of the GERMAN TRUST AND SAVINGS BANK and the DUBUQUE FIRE AND MARINE INSURANCE COMPANY. At the time of the building of the Chicago, Dubuque and Minnesota and the Chicago, Clinton and Dubuque railroads, he was involved in construction contracts with Mr. Morgan. (4) He was elected an alderman to the city council and a county supervisor. Anton Heeb's youngest son was Anthony F. HEEB.

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Source:

1. Oldt, Franklin. History of Dubuque County, Iowa. Chicago: Western Historical Company, 1880, p. 803

2. "Caught on the Fly," Dubuque Herald, August 12, 1875, p. 4. Online: https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=uh8FjILnQOkC&dat=18750812&printsec=frontpage&hl=en

3. "Caught on the Fly," Dubuque Herald, November 18, 1879, p. 4. https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=uh8FjILnQOkC&dat=18791118&printsec=frontpage&hl=en

4. "Death of A. Heeb," Daily Herald, January 24, 1888. Online: http://iagenweb.org/boards/dubuque/obituaries/index.cgi?read=11580