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John Berwanger
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Birth: Feb. 24, 1884
Dubuque
Dubuque County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jun. 30, 1966
Dubuque
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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 Parents:
  John Berwanger (1852 - 1931)
  Margaret Abresch Berwanger (1857 - 1936)
 
 Spouse:
  Pauline Berwanger (1881 - 1943)
 
 Children:
  Jay Berwanger (1914 - 2002)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Linwood Cemetery
Dubuque
Dubuque County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye
Record added: Jun 22, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92379590
John Berwanger
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