William Behm Cigar Co.
1208 W. 2nd St., Davenport, Iowa
(1893) factory 51, 4th district of Iowa; (1902) 4th district of Iowa
William Behm made cigars in Davenport, Iowa from 1876 until 1901. William’s son, Alfred, was also a cigar manufacturer in Davenport.
Died about 1925
Residence: 1208 W. 2nd St. (same address as cigar factory)
1876 U.S. Census – William Behm, cigar maker, residence - 1208 W. 2nd St.
1878 cigar maker at Nicholas Kuhnen cigar factory
1880 cigar maker at Ferd Haak Cigar Factory
1882 Fritsch & Behm cigar factory (Adolph Fritsch & William Behm), 1138 W. 3rd St.
1885 William Behm, 1138 W. 3rd St. – cigar manufacturer
1888 William Behm, 1208 W. 2nd St. – cigar maker
1890 – 1901 William Behm, 1208 W. 2nd St. – cigar manufacturer
1902 William’s son, Alfred, took over the business and continued to operate it at the family’s home.