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UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION
In 1907 a large delegation of Dubuque business and political leaders including Charles Thomas HANCOCK, Christian Anton VOELKER, Richard Lewis MURPHY, Arbst F. FRUDDEN attended the annual convention in Moline. At that time it was announced that the Association was a member of the National Congress of Harbors and Rivers. (2)
1. To Congress from the Upper Mississippi River Improvement Association, 1904, Murphy Library, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse. Online: http://murphylibrary.uwlax.edu/digital/missriver/MissRiverImprovAssn/0002000B.htm
2. "Upper River Ass'n Meets at Moline," Dubuque Telegraph-Herald, October 20, 1907, p. 4