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RICHARDSON, Benjamin Franklin
In 1894 he took the manufacture of ladies' shoes to Chicago retaining the name of the company with his brothers who manufactured men's shoes in Dubuque. (1)
Musically talented, he was a member of a local string orchestra. (2)
1. "Municipal Molecules," Dubuque Daily Herald, November 14, 1894, p. 4
2. "B. F. Richardson Funeral on Friday," Telegraph-Herald and Times Journal, November 12, 1930, p. 4