Nicholas Kuhnen Co.

(1882) factory 14, 2nd district of Iowa; (1893) factory 14, 4th district of Iowa

Established in 1854. Closed 1916.

Brands of Cigars Manufactured: Baby brand cigars, Junior, Lasso, N. K., Bouquet, Papoose

Nicholas J. Kuhnen (father) - Born 1828 in Germany; Died 1892; Wife Mary Alexander Kuhnen

Nicholas V. Kuhnen (son) – Born 1862; Died 1906; Wife Mary Cassell Kuhnen


Timeline

Established in 1854

1861   N. Kuhnen & Co., corner of Main & Second St. – cigar manufacturer

1863   Nicholas Kuhnen, corner of 2nd and Main St. – cigar manufacturer

1866   Nicholas Kuhnen, corner of 2nd and Main – tobacconist

1868   Nicholas Kuhnen, 2nd St. – cigar manufacturer

1870   Nicholas Kuhnen, 11 W. 2nd St. – cigar manufacturer

1873   Nicholas Kuhnen, 2nd St. – cigar manufacturer

1874   Nicholas Kuhnen, Perry & 2nd St. – cigar manufacturer

1875   Nicholas Kuhnen, 129 E. 2nd St. – cigar manufacturer

1877   Nicholas Kuhnen, 129-131 E. 2nd St. – wholesale cigars and tobacco

1878   Nicholas Kuhnen, 129 E. 2nd St. – wholesale dealer in cigars and tobacco

1879   Nicholas Kuhnen, 129 E. 2nd St. – wholesale dealer and manufacturer of cigars

1881   Nicholas Kuhnen, 129-131 E. 2nd St. – cigar manufacturer

1882   Nicholas Kuhnen, corner of 2nd St. & Perry – wholesale dealer in tobaccos and cigars

1884   Nicholas Kuhnen, corner of 2nd & Perry – cigar manufacturer

1885   Nicholas Kuhnen, 131 E. 2nd St. – cigar manufacturer

1888   Nicholas Kuhnen, 2nd St. SW corner Perry – cigar manufacturer

1890   Nicholas Kuhnen, 127-129 E. 2nd St. – cigar manufacturer

1892   Nicholas Kuhnen Co., 127 – 129 E. 2nd St. – manufacturer of cigars

1894   Nicholas Kuhnen & Co., 127 – 129 E. 2nd St. – manufacturer of cigars

1896   The Nicholas Kuhnen Co., 127-129 2nd St. – cigar manufacturer

1898   The Nicholas Kuhnen Co., 127-129 2nd St. – cigar manufacturer

1900   Nicholas Kuhnen Co., 131 W. 2nd St. – (A corporation. Officers: Nicholas Kuhnen, president; M. Kuhnen, vice president; T. O. Swiney, secretary and treasurer) – cigar manufacturer

1901   The Nicholas Kuhnen Co., 127 – 129 E. 2nd St. – cigar manufacturer

1902   The Nicholas Kuhnen Co., 127 – 129 E. 2nd St. – cigar manufacturer

1906   The Nicholas Kuhnen Cigar Co., 125 E. 2nd St. – cigar manufacturer

1908   Nicholas Kuhnen Cigar Co., (A. L. Anderson, president; Frank M. Rhodes, secretary – treasurer and manager) 125 E. 2nd St. – cigar manufacturer

1909   Nicholas Kuhnen Cigar Co., (A. L. Anderson, president; Frank M. Rhodes, secretary and manager; Frank Ewoldt, treasurer;) 125 E. 2nd St. – (widow Mary) – cigar manufacturer

1910   Nicholas Kuhnen Cigar Co., (Frank E. Woldt, president and treasurer; Christian Neipp, vice president; Frank M. Rhodes, secretary and manager) 125 E. 2nd St. – cigar manufacturer

1911   Nicholas Kuhnen Cigar Co., (Frank M. Rhodes, president; Christian Neipp, vice president; Frank Ewaldt, secretary and treasurer) 125 E. 2nd St. – cigar manufacturer

1912   Nicholas Kuhnen Cigar Co., (Frank M. Rhodes, president; Victor Littig, vice president; August Zschiesche, secretary and treasurer) 125 E. 2nd St. – cigar manufacturer

1913   Nicholas Kuhnen Cigar Co., (J. Morgan Reimers, president; Frank Rhodes, vice president; Clarence D. Britton, secretary and treasurer) 125 E. 2nd St. – cigar manufacture

1914   Nicholas Kuhnen Cigar Co., (J. Morgan Reimers, president; Frank Ewoldt, vice president; G. W. Weippiert, secretary and treasurer) 125 E. 2nd St. – cigar manufacturer

1915   Nicholas Kuhnen Cigar Co., (J. Morgan Reimers, president & treasurer; Gilbert D. Smith, secretary) 125 E. 2nd St. – cigar manufacturer

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