Mason County, Illinois ILGenWeb

List of businesses in Mason County from
Reference Book of Dun & Bradstreet, Inc.
Illinois (without Chicago) July 1957


Sorry, no addresses given in the book.
Businesses are listed in order they were in the original book.


Allen's Grocery
Ashurst & Brown - nightclub
Bath Seed Co.
Bath Telephone Co.
Cody's Corner General - gas
Letiessler Fish Co. - wholesale fish
Miller, Virgil & Ferne - grocery market
Minor, Walter - trucking
Moore, Jewell - service or filling station
Nall, Henry - garage, auto repair
Parrott, Olster L - bottled gas, grocery market


Blunt, Gerald L - printing, publishing
Bortell, Dale - bonder fender repair
Duley, W P - tavern
Easton Farmer's Grain Co
Easton Farmers Mutual Telephone & Switchboard Co
Fager, J H Hardware - hardware, building materials
Farmers Elevator co at Biggs
Fisher, Mrs Myrtle E - grocery market
Gay's Service Station
Gregory, Leslie M - auto repaair, refrigeration
Hagvall, Edward L - blacksmith
Heberling's Glorious, Inc - greenhouse
Illico Independent Oil Co, Inc
Jones, Luther - automobiles, appliances
Kepp's Cafe
Knuppel, Elvin G - service or filling station--bulk
Kramer Grocery
Lerch Illico Service - service station
McDowell, Harry Dale - tavern
Mason County Service Company - petroleum products, gas & oil -- refinery or wholesale
Muench, Carl D Co - locker plant
Neiderer Produce Co.
Ryno, Ray W - furniture, hardware, building materials
Sieb's Hatcheries, Inc
Vaughn, Rufus - service station
Wikoff Implement Co


Embree Grocery & Merchandise
Forest Cafe
Forest City Telephone Co
Hubbard, Howard K - service station
Jackson, Merlyn - service station
Rickett Grain & Feed Co
Schoonover, John - fertilizer
White Implement Co


Bailey * Dye Shell Service
Baker, L E - drugs
Banks, Iva May (Mrs E) - tavern
Barncollar, Alfred C - service station (believe this should be Barndollar)
Bastien Weakly & Sloan, Inc - automobiles
Bearce's Hardware
Beck, Fred R - service station
Beck, Melville R - grocery market
Bell Motel
Black, James W - carpenter, cabinet maker
Bob's & Sommer's - televison -- retail & repair
Bohm, James & Evelyn - tavern
Bohm, Robert G & Arlene - bowling, sporting goods
Bollan, Miss Doris E - women's wear
Bonnet, Lessie - dredging contractor
Bonnett's Turkey Hatchery
Bortels Department Store
Braendle, Kenneth W - printing, publishing
Brown's Market - grocery market
Bruning Lumber Co, Inc (also Oakford)
Busch, Louis, Jr - trucking
Bush & Bush - printing
Canton Tire & Vulcanizing
Chambers, Donald A - sheet metal work
Clinebell, Viril L - repairs refrigeration units
Close, Miss Mae - women's clothing & shoes
Colbert, Paul - service station
Crescent Forge & Shovel Co - manufactures plowshares
Crompton, Wilbur & Margaret - restaurant
Cunningham's - boots & shoes
Daniel, Delbert E - carpenter, contractor
Davis, Frank S - wholesale & retail fish
Deckard & Ermillng - drugs, wallpaper
De Pue Photo Services
Dickson, Verle - furniture
Dixon, Robert - restaurant, confectionary
Donnelson, Clarence E - restauarnt, service station
Eaton Motor - new & used autos, repair
Elhi Laboratories - drugs
Elliott, Ralph - paint, wallpapering
Elmore, C D - service or filling station
Engler, Adam J - cigar manufacturer
Fairtrial Consignment Co - leather goods and general merchandise
Foster, Milbern L - fish
Fred Osing - grocery market
Frye, W D Fertilizer - fertilizer, insecticides
Ganson, Herbert M - carpenter, contractor
Garrett, Reno - service station
German's Cities Service - service station
Gerster's Bakery
Gilette News Co
Gobble, Eldon H - excavating contractor
Goofy Ridge Trading Post - service station
Gordon, Leslie - drugs
Grant, Walter - florist
Green, Rube & Viola - restaurant
Griffin, Clarence - electrical contractor
Griffin Machine & Tool - machine shop
Griffin &Son - electrical, air conditioning
Hackman, Harry J - clothing, dry goods
Hansmeyer, Charles W - hotel
Harshman Electric Shop - eletrical, plumbing, heating
Harthon, Harry L - contractor
Haslam, Herbert - cleaner
Havana Auto Parts Co, Inc
Havana Coal Co
Havana Metals, Inc - manufacturer, cast iron
Havana Monument Co
Havana Myers Bros - mens clothing
Havana Shopper Mimeograph
Havana Towing Co, Inc
Havana TV &Radio Sales & Service
Heinies Service - implements
Hillmeyer, Robert D - marine motors
Himmel Memorial Home
Hine, Ralph J - jewelry
Hurley Funeral Home (also Petersburg)
Illico Independent Oil Co, Inc
Ipava Farmer's Elevator Co
Ivanhoe Tavern & Motel
Jackson Sales Co - new & used automobiles
Johnson, Madison C - sheet metal, furnaces
K & K Truck Lines
Kahn Junk Yard - auto junk supply
Earl's Variety Store - variety store, plumbing
Keith, Adolph H - service station
Kennedy HollyNelson - auto servicing
Ken's Shoe Repair
Koke, Richard H - electrical appliances
Kolves, Raymond H - service station
LaCrosse Lumber Co, Inc (branch of Louisiana, MO)
Lascalles, Robert - service station
Lascalles, Thomas M - service station
Layman, S C - plumbing, heating
Liles & Sons Furniture
Lounsberry, S C - blacksmith
Lynn & De Vore - locker plant
McNutt, Theodore - beveridge bottling plant
Main Shoppe - dry goods and womens wear
Markley Plumbing & Heating - plumbing & heating
Mason County Service (also in Easton) - service state, feed, fertilizer
Matthews, Raymond H - restaurant
Matthews & Riggins - women & children's wear
Mayhew, Harry - dredging
Mikes Market - fruit, produce
Milbern L Foster - fish
Monroe's Drive-In
Moore, Mary - tavern
Morgan's Super Market
Mutual Awning Co
N & M Bootery - shoes
Neteler, Clarence E & Irene - tavern
Niederer, Adolph - farm implements
New Madison Billard Parlor
Niederer, Edward R - mortician
Nussell, Clifford M - concrete material
Nu-Way Laundry
Osing, Fred - grocery market
Price Park - variety store
Reese, Fay E - automobiles, appliances, motel
Reiser, Leo - grain & feed
Reno, Garrett - service station
Rudolph, Harry Sr - tavern
Rudolph, Peter - tavern
Sarensen, Herbert - plumbing, heating, sheet metal worker
Saultz, Archie - grocery market
Saurer, Harry O - grocery market
Schulik, Paul - auto parts
Shaffer & Leadman - wholesale & retail fish
Shawgo, Frank L - tavern
Sours, Roy L - service station
Stag Tap - tavern
Starr Bros, Inc - wholesale & retail dairy products & beer
Steele, Jack - laundry & dry cleaning
Stelter, Julius - farm implements, automobiles
Stephens & Sons Hatchery - hatchery & poultry supply
Streett, J D & Co, Inc - wholesale
Super Block Works - manufactuer, retail, cement blocks
Tanner, Jack - restaurant
Tarvin, Harry A - service station
Taylor, Robert - tavern
Thomas, Louie - tavern
Tinsley, Douglas - grocery market
Town House - tavern
Turnell, Fred - jewelry
Van Etten, Melvin - auto repair
Van's East Side Market - grocery market
Vaughn & Moore - restaurant
Veshlage & Wheeler Sales & Service
Walker's Jewelry Store
Warner, Clyde I - tavern & restaurant
Watts, Robert S - wholesale & retail fish
Watts Sales & Service - outboard motors
Weakly & Sloan, Inc - farm implements
Wehner's Furniture - furniture & appliances
West Food Stores, Inc. - grocery market
Westman, G W - sportswear
Westman Implement Co - service station & implements
Whalen Drugs, Inc
Whites Garage, Inc - automobile sales & service
Wieber, William F - restaurant
Woessner, L W Stores, Inc - variety store
Wolters Dress Shop
Wolters, Wayne B - drug store
Wrestler, Grove Co - general merchandise, implements
Young, Fred Co - boots & shoes
Zempel, Edward - hardware


Bath Telephone Co, Inc
Craggs & Craggs - general store
Dufer, Mrs Bessie A - tavern
Edwards, Wm I - coal
Farmers Friend Grain Sales Co - grain elevator
Hughes, Glen - implements, automobiles
Justice, Lyle Dean - service station
McCario, Barney - tavern
Madison, Frank H - office supplies
O-K Grain & Feed Co - grain elevator
Sarff Oil Co -bulk plant, service station, appliances
Sinclair Grocery - general store
Warner Cafe


Peoples State Bank - S E Dennis, President; R L Mahr, Cashier
Bender, Frederick E - automobile, service station
Bernhousen & Braden - automobiles
Bernhausen, Lester G - implements
Callaway, Walter - manufacturer, concrete blocks
Caulkins Standard Service Station
De Sutter Appliances - electrical appliances, hardware
Faulkner, William - service station
Gene's Superette & Locker- grocery store & locker plant
Granger Eleveator Co
Hilst, Vernis A & Shirley L - service station
Hilst, William F & Son - plumbing, heating contractor
Huette, Robert J - feed mill
Jenkins, Dan - jewelry
Johnson Funeral Home
Leifheit Bros Lumber Co
Lester's Radio Service - radio & TV repair
Manito Hardware Co
Richardson Bros - blacksmith
Seelye, J Arvel - new & used automobiles & repair
Seelye, James M - hardware & implements
Smith, Henry D - grocery market
Spaits, John D & Ava R - restaurant
Spring Lake Auto Parts
Suburban Sales - hardware
Thompson Service Station
Thompson's Dry Goods
Wilson & Palmer - billards


Mason City National Bank - L E Mathers, Sr, President; John D Peters, Cashier
Ainsworth Seed Company
Arnold, Eugene - automobiles
Banner Times - publishing & printing
Becker Sales & Service - farm implements
Berberet, Richard F - painting
Biedenharn Furniture Co
Blessman, Claude - blackmith, welding
Boston's Service - service station
Brinner Bros - hardware, plumbing, furniture
Brooks, Harold G - automobiles
Brooner & Oldestadt - used automobiles
Brown, Oscar M - auto supplies
Burnham, C L - service station
Cackley, Richard & Son - grocery market
Carey, John P - hardware
Charis, Wm J - drugs
Conrad Funeral Home
Conrady, Frank J - retail & installation, venetian blinds & home insulation
Cozy Hat & Dress Shop
Craft, Ollie List - hosiery
Craggs, Clinton L - blacksmith & machine shop
Dales Texaco Service
Dari Bell - ice cream
Day, Leslie E - implements
Dietz Greenhouse
Dixon Motor Co - auto sales & service
Dodson, Carl A Est - drugs
Ellmore, Mark G & Ina - wholesale & retail florists
Ellmore, Robert - hardware
Evans, John - auto repair
Faber Industries, Inc - stock
Farmer's Grain & Coal Co, Inc - grain elevator
Fink, Eugene - photographer
Fore, Cecil - variety store
Frank L - clothes & shoes
Funk Bros Seed Co - soybeans
Gaydosh, Andy - auto supply & repair
Grandy, W A Co - building materials
Greenfield, Edw D - service station
Griffin, Cargill & Richard - feed and farm supply
Hanel, Art Plumbing & Heathing
Herman's (Hernan's) Plumbing & Heating
Illico Independent Oil Co, Inc - wholesale & retail petroleum products
Indian Point Limestone Product Co
Jennings, Terry P - mortician
Johnson, C W & Son - clothing, shoes, drugs
Johnson, Wilburn - grocery market
Kirby, Lester - grocery market
Kozy Hat & Dress Shop
Lee Bros - dry goods
Leister, Karl V - variety store
McAfee, Harold L - tavern
McCreery Grain Co - elevator
Mariuzza, Charles - confectionery
Martinie, Paul V - service station
Mason City Bowling Center
Mason City Implement Co
Mason City Mill & Feed - grinding
Mason City Telephone & Telegraph Co
Mills & Dempsey - tavern
Montgomery, Ray H - tailor
Moslander Shell Service
Nelson, W L & Son - heavy equipment
P & R Chevrolet Sales, Inc
Palmer, Cecil - tavern
Palmers Market - grocery market
Pickrell Grocery - grocery, service station
Poggi, Silvo & Geraldine - tavern
Poppen, Robert G - grocery market
Reuss Sales & Service - automobiles
Schladen, Ray - repair, boots & shoes & harness
Schumacher, Fred - shoe repair
Shawgo, Erwin Co - plumbing, electrical, heating
Shawgo, Walter - electrical appliances, sales & service
Shipp, Alvin J & Jennie W - grocery market
Seab's Hatcheries, Inc
Tackman & Francis Service Station
Tongate, J T - florist
Tucker's Billards
Vaughn, Harry - machine shop
Werth, Louis W - hotel
West Food Stores, Inc - grocery market
White Barn - used furniture, antiques
White Front Cafe
Wilkinson's - hardware, paint, gas
Wilson Philgas Service - bottled gas
Windsor, Donald Lee - druggist
Woolridge Jewelers


San Jose TR County Bank - W G Kelly, President; Roy B Poopleton, Cashier
Adolph Sisters - women's wear
Allen Farmers Elevator Co - grain elevator
Benninger, William - service station
Forest City Telephone Co
Gilmore, Carl R - heating, plumbing, electrical
Glock, Milton J - implements
Graham, Claud - grocery market
Gruensfelder, William P - feed, poultry
Hanson, Floyd - manufacture, wholesale, cheese, dairy products
Kelly, O D - poultry, eggs
Kelly, W G - seed, hardware, furniture
Leesman Bros - motel, tavern
McCoy, Harold - service station
Pomrenke, Charles & Mildred - tavern
Ray's Auto Service - automobile repair
Ruby's Cafe
San Jose Co-Operative Co - grain
Shawgo, Lloyd - service station
Tyler, Charles - cabinet maker
Wahl, David J - auto repair
Weber Lumber Yards - lumber, building materials
Wiemer, George B Co - mortuary
Williams, Arthur E - drugs, wallpaper, paint
Woll, N & Co - general merchandise, garments
Woll, Truman & Sons, Inc - implements
Zimmerman Grain Co


Farmers Mutual Telephone Co of Topeka Ill
Frederick's Store - general store
Lambright, Joe - harness
Weber, Frank - tavern
Yoder, Cletus - cabinets
Yoder, Ora M - drugs

Maintained by Mason County Coordinator Donna Mayer