August F. Gallun (1834 to 1912)

Section 33, Lot 73

In 1858, Gallun established a tannery in partnership with Albert Trostel. After forming his own business in 1885, the Gallun Tannery became one of the four largest in the U.S. He was known for encouraging immigrant laborers to become U.S. citizens and for assisting them in purchasing homes.

August F. Gallun (1834 to 1912)