Z. S. Himes, butcher. Marienville, was born in Clarion county, Penn., August 20, 1839, a son of Joseph and Abigail
Ann (Space) Himes, natives of that county. They were farmers by occupation, and still reside on the homestead.
They are prominent members of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Z. S. Hines was educated in the township schools,
and engaged in farming until 1877, when he moved to Shippensville, Clarion Co., Penn., where he kept a hotel for
two years. He was elected justice of the peace, which offlee he held four years. In 1882 he came to Marienville
and established his present business, also erecting, in September, 1888, the Forest House, of which he has since
been proprietor. December 8, 1869, he married Miss Nancy J. Reimer, of Clarion county, and they have three children:
A. E. (in partnership with his father), Abigail (wife of Harvey Stanley, in Tylersburg, Penn.) and May (at home).
Politically Mr. Himes is a Republican; has filled the office of township commissioner, and is now school director.
He is a member of the P. O. S. of A., and has been identified with the Methodist Episcopal Church for thirty. six
years. twenty two of which he was class leader.
History of the Counties of
McKean, Elk and Forest,
With Biographical Selections.
J. H. Beers & Co., Publishers
Forest County, PA Biographies
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