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W.H. Meyer
Jefferson Twp.

W. H. Meyer, dealer in sewing machines, Guttenberg, was born in Hanover, Germany, in 1852. He emigrated to the United States in 1868, and came directly to Clayton County. He attended school a Garnavillo for about two years, then went to Dubuque, where he remained for a short time, and thence to Southern Illinois, where he worked on railroad for ten months. He then returned to Guttenberg, where he has been engaged in the sewing-machine business since 1873. He sells the Victor, the Home and the Howe machines; he retails about 125 machines per year.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 870


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