M. Raphael & Co.

(est. 1889)

(1893) factory 94, 4th district of Iowa

Born December 12, 1857

Died June 22, 1927 aged 69

Brands of cigars manufactured: La Brusca 10 cent cigar

Charles and Emil are brothers. Their father was Michael Raphael and their mother was Joanna Feder.


Timeline

1878 Charles Raphael was a cigar maker

1882 Charles Raphael – cigar maker

1885 Charles Raphael – cigar maker

1888 Charles Raphael – cigar maker at Meyer Levy

1880 U.S. Census lists Charles Raphael’s occupation as “cigar maker.” Worked for Meyer Levy.

1889 Raphael & Co., 320 Harrison, (Charles Raphael & Ferdinand Wagner) – cigar manufacturer

1892 – 1902 Raphael & Co., 322 Harrison, (Emil & Charles Raphael and C. Ferdinand Wagner) – cigar manufacturer

1903 Raphael & Co., 312 Harrison – cigar manufacturer

1906 M. Raphael & Sons Co., 312 Harrison – cigar manufacturer

1908 M. Raphael Sons Co., 312 Harrison (B. A. Raphael, president; Emil Raphael, secretary – treasurer) – cigar manufacturer

1909 M. Raphael Sons Co., 312 Harrison, (Jacob H. Raphael & Albert Raphael) – cigar manufacturer

1910 – 1914 M. Raphael Sons Co., 312 Harrison, (B. A. Raphael, president; Charles Raphael, vice president; Emil Raphael, secretary-treasurer) – cigar manufacturer

1915 – 1927 M. Raphael Sons. Co., 600-604 Harrison, (Benjamin A. Raphael, president; Charles Raphael, vice president; Emil Raphael, secretary-treasurer) – cigar manufacturer

1928 – 1929 M. Raphael Sons Co., 600-604 Harrison, (Benjamin A. Raphael, president; Emil Raphael, secretary-treasurer) – cigar manufacturer

1930 – 1931 M. Raphael Sons Co., 600-604 Harrison – cigar manufacturer

1932 – 1936 M. Raphael Sons Co., 600 Harrison, (Emil I. Raphael) – cigar manufacturer

1937 – 1938 M. Raphael Sons Co., 600-604 Harrison, (M. & Emil Raphael) – cigar manufacturer

1939 – 1941 M. Raphael & Sons Co., 522 Brady, (M. & Emil Raphael) – cigar manufacturer

1942 M. Raphael & Sons Co., 522 Brady, (M. Raphael, Emil I. Raphael, & Oscar Raphael) – cigar manufacturer

1944 M. Raphael & Sons, 522 Brady, (Emil I. & Oscar Raphael) – cigar manufacturer

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