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ALTHAUSER, Jacob. (Baden, Germany, Dec. 29, 1833--Seattle, WA, June 2, 1913). Althauser came to Dubuque from Germany in 1854. He learned his trade here and opened his business as a cooper at 2316 Couler Avenue in 1860.



Oldt, Franklin. History of Dubuque County, Iowa. Chicago: Western Historical Company, 1880, p. 761-762

"Jacob Althauser Dead," Dubuque Telegraph-Herald, June 14, 1913, p. 6