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From "The History of Hennepin County and The City of Minneapolis", North Star Publishing Co. 1881

Page 616

QUADY, Peter is a native of Germany, born in 1847. He came to the United States when a small child, locating in Jefferwn county, Wisconsin, and lived on a farm until seventeen years of age, then went in the woods winters and worked in the saw-mills summers. In 1874 he opened a hotel, and has since been in that business. In 1879 he became one of the proprietors of Quady's hotel, in this city. He married Miss Hannora Carroll, November 19th, 1877. Michael E., and Robert L., are their children.

 

From "The History of Hennepin County and The City of Minneapolis", North Star Publishing Co. 1881

Page 616

QUADY, Robert was born in Jefferson county, Wisconsin, January 6th, 1856. He came to Minneapolis in 1870, and for six yews worked in the woods, also in the mills. In 1876 he leased the Green Mountain House, of which he was proprietor three years, then, in company with his brother opened Quady's Hotel, in 1879. He married Miss Maggie O'Brien in 1877. Their children are: Maggie and Mary A.

 

QUEAL, John Henry, was a lumberman whose house was known for its six car garage which had a turntable large enough to rotate his new Packard. J. H. Queal was born in Exeter, New York, in 1851. He was in the lumber business from his youth. He was initially employed by C. Lamb & Sons Lumber Company in Clinton, Iowa. In 1879, he purchased the lumber company in Sheldahl, Iowa. Subsequently, he formed the J. H. Queal Company and moved from Story County, Iowa, to Des Moines, Iowa, in 1883. John H. Queal & Co., a lumber company, also operated lumber yards in Holabird, South Dakota, in 1883, in Beresford, South Dakota, from around 1891 to around 1910, in Sioux City, Iowa, in 1892, in Titonka, Iowa, in 1900, in Triumph, Minnesota, in 1900, in Klemme, Iowa, in 1906, and in Menno, Hutchinson County, South Dakota, in 1909. In 1889, he moved to Minneapolis and formed the McCloud River Lumber Company and was its president. He also was the president of the McCloud Rail Road Company and the McCloud National Bank, was a director of the First National Bank of Minneapolis, and was president of the Lumbermen's Mutual insurance Company. He married in Alice Nigh in 1908.