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RHOMBERG, Alphonse J.
RHOMBERG, Alphonse J. (Dornbirn, Austria, 1872-- ). Educated in the schools of his native country, Alphonse traveled to Dubuque in 1888 and joined his brother, Frank, in business. He then moved to St. Paul, Minnesota to work three years in his uncle's furniture shop. (1)
Returning to Dubuque, Alphonse rejoined his brother Frank in establishing RHOMBERG BROTHERS COMPANY, a wholesale wine and liquor business. (2)
1. Goodspeed, Weston Arthur, History of Dubuque County, Iowa. Chicago: Goodspeed Historical Association, 1911, p. 535
3. "Dubuque Woman Publishes Memoir," Telegraph Herald, November 9, 2008, p. 44