Biography of L. P. Zimmerman
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Zimmerman, L. P., was born in Niagara county, March 10, 1842. He was educated in Medina, his parents having moved to this village in 1844. He first worked in a flour mill and then at cigar making. In 1862 he enlisted in the 17th N. Y. Light Artillery and served until June, 1865, participating in the engagements about Petersburg and the surrender at Appomattox. Mr. Zimmerman is a member of the G. A. R. Post and is a prohibitionist. In 1866-67 he was in the pension office at Canandaigua. He was then with the Bignall Manufacturing Company one and one half years, then had charge of a mill at Shelby Centre for a time. For about ten years he was connected with the Union Bank in Medina, and has since that time been engaged in the insurance business. Mr. Zimmerman's father was Rolandes Zimmerman, his mother was Roxanna (Gluck) Zimmerman, both of whom are living. His great grandfather, Emanuel, was a soldier in the Revolutionary war, and his grandfather in the war of 1812. In 1867 Mr. Zimmerman marred Mary L. Snyder. They have four children: Edmund F., Erastus R., Mrs. John Le Valley and Mrs. William Hammond.

From:
Landmarks of Orleans County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Isaac C. Signor
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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