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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…

Alonzo Gray

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Photograph of Alonzo Gray. He came to Decatur in 1878 from New York, and was employed by Wabash Railroad until 1910. At that time, he went to work for the Illinois Traction System. He was an expert on interior car-work, and a cabinet maker by…