Fred H. Lounsberry

Fred H. Lounsberry is founder and sole owner of F. H. Lounsberry & Company, one of the largest printing industries of St. Louis County. The company has not only a plant with every equipment for general printing and publishing, but also for other printing processes and manufacture practically all the type used in the business.

Mr. Lounsberry was born at Minneapolis and is a son of Col. C. A. Lounsberry, a veteran editor and newspaper man still living, at the age of seventy-eight. Colonel Lounsberry was founder of the Duluth Daily News, now merged in the News-Tribune. Fred H. Lounsberry was fourth in a family of five children. He has lived in Duluth since 1887, and for a time was employed by his father on the Duluth Journal and later with the Duluth Herald, being connected with its job printing department from 1888 to 1892. In 1898 he became one of the founders of the printing firm of Peachey & Lounsberry, which has since been succeeded by F. H. Lounsberry & Company, of which he is sole owner.

Mr. Lounsberry is married, and his family consists of his wife and two daughters. He is a Scottish Rite and Knight Templar Mason and a member of the First Presbyterian Church at Duluth.


  • Van Brunt, Walter, ed. Duluth and St. Louis County, Minnesota Vols. 1 – 3. The American Historical Society. Chicago: 1922.
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