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In 1926 the company incorporated under the name of Humke's Sanitary Bakery. Officers in 1934 included F.O. Humke, president; A.E.Humke, vice-president; and J.M. Weidich, secretary and treasurer. (1) Bread could be purchased from home by waiting for the sound announcing the bread trucks driving through the neighborhoods. (2)
The 1929 through 1951 Dubuque City Directory listed 1527 Central. Humke Bakery was offered for sale in 1954
1. "Dubuque, A Center of Modern Bakeries," Telegraph Herald, June 10, 1934, p. 14
2. Patty Powers (Humke) Interview 1/25/2002