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Encyclopedia Dubuque


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DUBUQUE INSURANCE COMPANY. One of the earliest insurance organizations in the city, the company was organized in February 1842 by Edward LANGWORTHY, William LAWTHER, Sr., Jesse P. FARLEY, Charles D. Townsend, Timothy Davis, Patrick J. QUIGLEY, Robert Waller, and Henry Simplot.

The 1890-91 Dubuque City Directory listed the corner of 7th and Main.