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Joseph A Rhomberg
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Birth: Jan. 12, 1833
Kufstein
Tyrol (Tirol), Austria
Death: May 17, 1897

"The History of Dubuque County" http://members.tripod.com/~Doreen_3/DBBIOAB.htm

JOSEPH RHOMBERG, residence 17 Prospect street, is a native of Tyrol, Austria and was born in 1833; he came to the United States in 1852, and, the following year migrated to Iowa and settled in Dubuque; when arriving here, he had only 25 cents; in 1863, he built a large distillery, and engaged extensively in distilling; afterward, in 1873, the building was changed into a flouring mill; Mr. Rhomberg was prominently identified with warious railroad enterprises; when the Chicago, Clinton & Dubuque Railroad was built, he was the first Vice President and Superintendent, and was also President of the Construction Company; he was the last President of the road before it changed hands; he is President of the Dubuque Street Railroad Company, and has been actively identified with the interests of Dubuque. In 1857, he married Miss Catharine Breall, a native of Tyrol, Austria;they have four children- A.L. Rhomberg, Joseph, Edward and Ludmillo.
Submitted By: Cheryl Locher Moonen 
 
Burial:
Mount Calvary Cemetery
Dubuque
Dubuque County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye
Record added: Mar 13, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18373626
Joseph A Rhomberg
Added by: Cheryl Locher Moonen
 
Joseph A Rhomberg
Added by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye
 
Joseph A Rhomberg
Added by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye
 
 
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