ZIMMERMAN, Walter interviewed by Janice Templeton
Record Group — Box: 12
In this interview Walter tells of his family history, religion, his father’s various occupations and his own education including learning to play the piano. He looks at how as a child having two paper runs and becoming a milk boy saving every cent enabled him to purchase 2 quarter acre sections at the age of 12. Walter has led a very varied and interesting life which has seen him attend Lincoln College, become a shearer, own his own farms, become involved in community work which included: The Southland Education Board, the District Coroner for Riverton and being a Justice of the Peace. He went on to start a Limousine Service which had such distinguished visitors as Princess Anne and Nelson Mandela.
- Templeton, Janice (Interviewer, Person)
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