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WINALL, Samuel Smith

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Photo courtesy: Andrea Wallis Aven

WINALL, Samuel Smith (Cincinnati, OH, Mar. 29, 1834--Dubuque, IA, Mar. 30, 1901). In 1843 Winall and his parents came to Galena, Illinois.

He moved to Dubuque in 1864 and went into partnership with George H. Ballou in the printing firm of Ballou & Winall. This business did not last long. He then joined Joseph Biden, William A. PALMER and Christopher H. BERG in the firm of PALMER, WINALL & CO., blank-book manufacturers, printers and book-binders, on the corner of Sixth and Iowa STREETS. This business lasted until Winall's death.

Winall was the treasurer of the Eleventh Street Elevator Company. He was also involved in the DUBUQUE BUILDING AND LOAN ASSOCIATION. He served many years as a member of the finance committee and trustee of St. Luke's Methodist Episcopal Church later ST. LUKE'S UNITED METHODIST CHURCH.

Winall in his I. O. O. F. regalia.Photo courtesy: Andrea Wallis Aven.

Winall was a member of the I.O.O.F. for twenty-five years and served as Grand Master of the State and Grand Patriarch. He was a charter member of the Order of Workmen and also of the LEGION OF HONOR.

Linwood Cemetery marker



"S. S. Winall Dead," Dubuque Daily Telegraph, March 30, 1901