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ALTHAUSER, J. C.

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ALTHAUSER, J. C. (Dubuque, IA, 1855--1925). A dealer in confectionery, toys and fancy goods at 844 Main Street, Althauser attended school in Dubuque and began his business. By 1915 he sold household goods.

1921 advertisement. Photo courtesy: Telegraph Herald

He was a member of the KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS and a director of the KEY CITY FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY.

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Source:

Oldt, Franklin. History of Dubuque County, Iowa. Chicago: Western Historical Company, 1880, p. 762.