Born June 20, 1838
|S. STRAUSS, of the firm of S. Strauss & Brother, dealers in dry goods, corner of Main and Garnavillo streets, Anamosa; is a native of Baden, Germany, and was born June 20, 1838; he grew up to manhood there, and emigrated to America in 1856; the following year, he came to Jones Co. and located at Fairview, and engaged in the mercantile business; he is one of the oldest merchants in the county, and does a large and leading trade.
Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 581.
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