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Otto Albrecht & Co.

306 W. Second Street, Davenport, Iowa

Factory 5, 2nd District of Iowa (1870 - 1891)

Factory 42, 4th District of Iowa ( 1893)

Established April 10, 1854. Incorporated January 23, 1897. Closed in 1913. In business for 59 years.

Otto Albrecht was born in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany in August 1826. He died on February 4, 1904 aged 77 in Davenport, Iowa. Otto was a director of two banks in the 1880’s and 90’s: Citizens’ National Bank of Davenport and the German Savings Bank of Davenport. Otto’s wife was named Sophia. They lived at 613 W. Sixth Street in Davenport.

The Otto Albrecht Company made the following brands of cigars:

5 cent cigars: Modoc, Star Success, O. A. long Havana Filler, La-Te-Ha, D. I. Warranted

10 cent cigars: Unrivaled, Rob Roy, Reciprocity, Golden Anniversary

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