In selecting only representative institutions of Henderson in their respective lines of business, the house of D. H. Lehman must head the list in his special business as a dealer in fancy and plain furniture, and undertakers goods, it being one of the first-class retail establishments of the city. The foundation of the house was made by lessrs. Colton & Crum, but Sir. Lehman took charge this year. Energy, business adaptability and industry has built up a handsome and profitable trade. In his store at 215 Second street, will be found a most extensive and varied display of fine and plain furniture – from the most elaborate and costing to the plain and less expensive. In furniture and undertaking goods of all styles and price, he excels, and offers special inducements, All of his stock is remarkable for excellent and artistic workmanship, exquisite finish and liberal prices. Mr. D. H. Lehman is a native of Midway, Woodford County, Kentucky. Prompt, reliable and energetic, he has already achieved remarkable suecess, retaining the high consideration of the trade and the cordial esteem of the public. In his business policy and characteristics he is liberal, enterprising and honorable, commanding the respect of the community and inspiring a degree of confidence that few houses are fortunate in acquiring.

It appears the furniture store burned in 1891 and Lehman moved to Lexington.


Evansville Courier and Press September 19, 1890

Evansville Courier and Press May 1, 1891

The Lexington Herald from Lexington, Kentucky August 16, 1939

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