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John Berwanger
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Birth: Feb. 24, 1884
Dubuque County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jun. 30, 1966
Dubuque County
Iowa, USA

Horseshoer, In 1955, Berwanger claimed to be the last active horseshoer in Dubuque. Wages up to $16 per week at the beginning of the century brought him into the business. With Tom Lagen and Tom Peed, Berwanger operated Lagen, Berwanger and Peed, considered one of the best horseshoeing establishments in Dubuque. The business was located on Locust St. between Fifth and Sixth streets. In 1955, Berwanger's business came primarily from horse-riding clubs in the area especially in East Dubuque. Instead of the horses being brought to his shop, Berwanger generally traveled to the stables with his equipment.

Lyon, Randolph W. Faith and Fortunes: An Encyclopedia of Dubuque County. Iowa City, Iowa. Flynn Printing and Graphics, 1998
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  John Berwanger (1852 - 1931)
  Margaret Abresch Berwanger (1857 - 1936)
  Pauline Berwanger (1881 - 1943)
  Jay Berwanger (1914 - 2002)*
  Elizabeth P Berwanger Lungwitz (1920 - 2008)*
*Calculated relationship
Linwood Cemetery
Dubuque County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye
Record added: Jun 22, 2012
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John Berwanger
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