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LEMBECK, Henry

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LEMBECK, Henry. Prussia, Nov. 7, 1827--March 8, 1897) Lembeck emigrated to America in June 1847 and came to Iowa and located in Dubuque on June 28, 1853. He worked in manufacturing sash, doors and blinds, and had a planing-mill until 1878, a longer time than any one in the same business in Dubuque.

He was elected alderman of the Third Ward in 1864 and 1865. In 1857, he married Kathrine Arenbeck, from Prussia; they had five children. In 1880 he was working in the city assessor's office.

See: HENRY LEMBECK AND COMPANY

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Source:

Oldt, Franklin. History of Dubuque County, Iowa. Chicago: Western Historical Company, 1880, p. 837