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Photo courtesy: Bob Reding
Photo courtesy: Bob Reding

CLEMENS MOTOR SALES. Established in 1936, Clemens Motor Sales according to the 1937 Dubuque Consurvey Directory was located at 403 Iowa.

In June, 1941 the company moved to Fifth and Iowa. In February of that year an addition was built more than doubling the previous floor space. (1) The 1942 Dubuque Classified Business Directory through 1968 Dubuque City Directory listed 501 Iowa.

The 1970 through 1974 Dubuque City Directory listed 1935 J. F. Kennedy Road.

The 1977 through 1983 Dubuque City Directory listed 1975 J. F. Kennedy Road.

Ice scraper. Photo courtesy: Bob Reding
Matchbook. Photo courtesy: Bob Reding
Photo courtesy: Bob Reding



"Open House for Clemens Anniversary," Telegraph Herald, November 8, 1956, p. 5