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Encyclopedia Dubuque


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CURTIS, Roy. (Dubuque, IA, Aug. 19, 1891--Dubuque, IA, May 3, 1940). Curtis was the co-founder of the CURTIS-STRAUB COMPANY.

Elected to the Dubuque County Board of Supervisors, Curtis served from January 1, 1922, to December 31, 1924. He chaired the Board in 1923-1924.

Before and after WORLD WAR I, he was a semi-pro BASEBALL player in Dubuque.