Convention Member Henry Salmon

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Born in 1800, in Germany. Mr. Salmon and wife landed from a steamboat at Fort Madison on the 5th day of August, 1836. He soon commenced what was known as the Good Samaritan Drug Store which he conducted until his death, on the 17th day of November, 1873. This was among the first drug stores to be established in any part of Iowa. Mr. Ross was a delegate to the 1844 Iowa Constitutional Convention in Iowa City, Iowa, representing Lee County. Source: The History of Lee County, Iowa, 1879