"SHSI Certificate of Recognition"
"Best on the Web"

Encyclopedia Dubuque

www.encyclopediadubuque.org

"Encyclopedia Dubuque is the online authority for all things Dubuque, written by the people who know the city best.”
Marshall Cohen—researcher and producer, CNN




JACKSON, Leroy

From Encyclopedia Dubuque
Jump to: navigation, search

JACKSON, Leroy. (Kentucky-Hopkinton, IA, 1885). Jackson is said by some historians to have constructed the first brick home in Dubuque. He lived in the community from 1833 to 1840 while operating a real estate business. Later he moved to Hopkinton to trade for furs trapped by local tribes. He was the father of Edward JACKSON.