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Photo courtesy: Bob Reding

LEATH FURNITURE, INC. Established in Dubuque in 1915, A. Leath & Company was listed in the 1916-1917 White's Dubuque County Directory at 576 Main.

The 1923 Dubuque City Directory listed 576-84 Main.

The 1923 and 1929 Dubuque City Directory listed Leath and Company at 576-84 Main.

Leath in 1972 was located at 656 Main.

In 1974 it was called Leath Warehouse Furniture Showroom. Relocated to its Highway 20 (Dodge Street) location at 2685 Dodge, it closed in the early 2000s.

Undated trade token. Photo courtesy: Bob Reding



Chronology '79, Telegraph Herald, p. 5