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Lucius Lorenzo Loomis


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Lucius Lorenzo Loomis
  • Born: 1 Apr 1817
  • Died: 17 Apr 1884, Wauwatosa WI

  General notes:


  Events in his life were:

  • He was a partner in 1855-1857 with James Henry Hoes in Milwaukee WI as LOOMIS & HOES.
  • Announcement in the Daily Democrat (Milwaukee WI), 7 Dec 1855, a New Jewelry Store.
    Messrs. Loomis & Hoes have just opened a new wholesale and retail Jewelry Store, in Martin's Block, corner of Wisconsin and East Water Streets, and have made ample arrangements to supply the city and country trade on the most liberal terms. They have a very large stock of goods in their line, for particulars of which see their advertisement. We welcome them among us, and trust that this accession to this department of business will tend to attract hither the country trade.
  • He was a partner in 1857-1859 with Newell Matson and James Henry Hoes in Milwaukee WI as MATSON, LOOMIS & HOES. The firm also had a store in Chicago.
  • He was a partner in 1859-1863 with Newell Matson in Milwaukee WI as MATSON & LOOMIS with a shop at 194 East Water Street. After 1863, Loomis worked as the bookkeeper for Matson's business.
  • He appeared on the 1860 census taken at Milwaukee WI, listed as a jeweler.
  • He appeared on the 1870 census taken at Wauwatosa WI, liste as a jewelry store bookkeeper.

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