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Charles M. Lytle

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Photograph of Charles M. Lytle. The body of Decatur man recovered in Chicago River. Member of the I.O.O.F. in Decatur, IL. Mr. Lytle was born in Waterford, PA. in 1850. Charles was engaged in a clothing business in Waterford with his brother. He…

John A. Keck

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Photograph of John A. Keck (d. 8/7/1928). He was the proprietor of the Keck Cigar Box Factory. He was a printer for Kimball and Lindsay Co. and Mueller Manufacturing Co. He was also a cabinet maker for Decatur Furniture Co. Keck went into business…

Peter Halmbacher

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Photograph of Peter Halmbacher (d. 2/1/1910). He was born in Germany, a veteran of the Prussian-Bavarian War in 1866, and came to Decatur in 1869. He was a pattern maker by trade. Halmbacher worked as a cabinet maker for Decatur Furniture Co., as…