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Quinn, R.H., grocer.

Quinn, Louis, retired; born in Hamilton Co., Ohio, Feb. 2, 1832; lived in Ohio until 11 years of age, then came with his parents and four brothers, by wagon, to Iowa; located at Muscatine in 1843, while the State was a territroy; lived in Muscatine twelve years; went to Washington, in Washingon Co., in 1855, and engaged in mercantile business for ten years, and was in business at Boonesboro two years; came to Vinton in 1867, and engaged in the grocery, provision and crockery trade, and did a large business; sold out his stock and business on account of his health, in November, 1877; he owns the store and property and other city property; is also stockholder and Director in the Farmers' Loan and Trust Company's Bank, and also loans money. Is a member of the School Board. Married Mary L. Harris, from this State, in 1861; they have five children-Charlie D., Kate, Birdie, George and Jessie.
Transcribed by Kate Connerth.
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