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AMSDEN, Noah C.

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AMSDEN, Noah C. (Westfield, NY, Sept. 6, 1820--Minneapolis, MN, Nov. 16, 1891). Amsden worked in the commission business as soon as he and his family arrived in Dubuque in 1856.

His son Monroe AMSDEN became a leading businessman in Dubuque. Monroe's twin brother, C. M. Amsden, became the General Manager of the Minneapolis & Northern Elevator Company of Minneapolis.


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Source:

Portrait and Biographical Record of Dubuque, Jones and Clayton Counties, Iowa. Chicago: Chapman Publishing Company, 1894, p. 381