The town of Macomb, Illinois, is named after General Alexander Macomb (April 3, 1782 – June 25, 1841). Who was this General? Alexander Macomb was bo...

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Alexander Macomb

Joseph Pech was born in 1827, and was an Austrian who learned the pottery trade in Vienna.  He immigrated to America in 1852 and settled in Maniowoc,...

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Joseph Pech

Charles Vilasco Chandler helped develop Macomb in the 19th century. In fact, Chandler acquired land in town to develop a park and in 1879 he gave the ...

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C. V. Chandler