Julius Lamson

(1853-1942)

President, Lamson Department Store
Julius Lamson
Julius Lamson

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Lamson Ground Breaking
Lamson Ground Breaking

Julius Lamson and his grandson, Jules Lamson Vinnedge breaking ground for the Italian Palazzo style store located at the corner of Jefferson and Huron Streets in Toledo.

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Lamson Home
Lamson Home

Built in 1905, designed by David L. Stine. 2056 Scottwood.

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Julius Lamson
Julius Lamson

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President of Toledo's upscale Lamson Brothers Department Store, remembered for its canopied entrance and uniformed doorman.  Julius Lamson founded his family's store in 1905 at the SW corner of Summit and Adams streets.   The business moved to larger quarters at the NW corner of Jefferson and Huron in 1928.

Click here to learn more about Lamson's at The Department Store Museum.