Red Oak, Iowa in 1910 --- Manning's First
Left to Right: G.H. Grau, F.W. Kempf (pipeman), Joe Rushenberg (coupler), Ellis Frick, Henry Lund, George Dethlefs, Otto Kempf, A.D. Wiese, Floyd Campbell, Jess Phillips, A.J. Reinhold, Tena Koeppen, John Rostermundt, Harry Reinhold, Floyd Parish, Hugo Grundmeier, R.H. Wheeler, Frank Buckheit, F.W. Mantz and William Claussen
Sitting: Julius Wehrmann, Herman Gruhn, George Albert, Hugo Jans, not identified, H.P. Hansen (in suit), August Gruhn Jr. and Louis Reinhold.
G.H. (Grover Herman) Grau, the youngest son of twin Detlef and Sophia Grau.
He was born January 12, 1873, died in 1918 at the age of 45. He was married to Emma Kracht on April 17, 1895.
They had three sons; Walter, who served in the medical branch of the U. S. Army from 1916 to 1919, Amandus, who was a doctor in Denison, and Robert, who was a doctor in St. Paul.
Below is a bottle from the Lewis & Grau Druggists business in Manning.
J.A. Lewis and Grover Herman Grau ran this business from 1892 - 1905 when it was
Grau & Metzger Druggists and was sold to A.J. Reinhold.
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