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Nathan B “Zim” Zimmerman

Birth
Winnipeg, Greater Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Death 22 Apr 1951 (aged 52)
Manitoba, Canada
Burial Winnipeg, Greater Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Memorial ID 100495422 · View Source
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from Manitoba Historical Society website, http://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/people/zimmerman_nb.shtml

Born at Winnipeg on 20 December 1898, one of five children of William Zimmerman and Enti Dien, he was educated at Argyle School and the University of Manitoba, graduating from the latter in 1921. He worked briefly for the Manitoba Free Press then attended the School of Journalism at Columbia University and edited trade papers in New York before joining the editorial staff of the Winnipeg Tribune in 1924, remaining there until his death. He served as President of the Winnipeg Press Club, and was a member of the Menorah Society, the Sock and Buskin Club, and Shaarey Zedek Synagogue.

He died of a brain haemorrhage while preparing for the Winnipeg Press Club's annual Beer and Skits production, on 22 April 1951. He was buried in Shaarey Zedek Cemetery.


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  • Created by: humphreysetc
  • Added: 10 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100495422
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Nathan B “Zim” Zimmerman (20 Dec 1898–22 Apr 1951), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100495422, citing Shaarey Zedek Cemetery, Winnipeg, Greater Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada ; Maintained by humphreysetc (contributor 47058551) .