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Austin Manlove Zimmerman, American Lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1934.


Zimmerman, Austin Manlove was born on December 28, 1909 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Edward A. and Isabel (Chave) Zimmerman.


Bachelor of Arts, Amherst College, 1931; postgraduate, National U. Mexico, 1931; Juris Doctor, Northwestern Law School, 1934.


Practice in, Chicago, 1934-1967; partner, Norman, Engelhardt, Zimmerman, Franke & Lauritzen (and predecessor firms), 1937-1967; principal, Austin M. Zimmerman, Barrington Hills, Illinois, from 1967; secretary, general counsel, All American Aviation (now United States Air and All American Engineering), Wilmington, Delaware, 1942-1946; secretary, director, Allied Tractor Equipment Company, 1938-1942; secretary, director, Gust Corporation, Flex-O-Lace, Inc., 1940-1942; secretary, director, Anela Distbrs., Inc., 1945-1967; secretary, director, Wacker-Dearborn Corporation, 1945-1966; secretary, director, Midwest Electric Manufacturing Corporation, 1945-1972; secretary, director, 1647 W. Walnut Building Corporation, 1952-1972; secretary, treasurer, Chicago Exhibitions Corporation, 1955-1967; vice president, secretary, general counsel, director, Randall Bearings, Inc., Lima, Ohio., 1946; special counsel, Chicago and Southern Airlines, 1946-1950; special counsel, United Airlines, 1947; secretary-treasurer, director, Vancouver Ritz Properties, Ltd., B.C., Canada, 1960-1967; secretary-treasurer, director, Reserve Bank of India, Inc., Springfield, Tennessee, from 1977; secretary-treasurer, director, Bearing & Bronze Warehousing, Inc., Greenbriar, Tennessee, from 1977. Attorney for zoning hearing Countryside Association, 1948. Chairman annexation committee McHenry County property Village of Barrington Hills, 1957, chairman law committee, member finance and health committees village board, 1958-1969.


  • Bar: Illinois 1934.


Vice president Barrington chapter Lyric Opera Guild of Chicago. Alumni adviser admissions Amherst College, from 1951, member alumni council, 1964-1969, 1931, 50th reunion gift chairman class of 1931, 1966-1973, chairman 53d and 55th reunions. Treasurer, board directors Contemporary Concerts, Inc., Chicago.

Member American Bar Association (chairman Midwest area, section of public contract law 1965-1968, council 1968-1970), Illinois State Bar Association, McHenry Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Los Rancheros Vistadores, Chi Psi, Phi Alpha Delta. Clubs: Lion, Law, Legal, Literary, University, Mid-Day, Amherst (Chicago) (past president). Barrington Hills Country, Lake Geneva (Wisconsin) Yacht.


Married Elizabeth Thayer, December 26, 1934. Children: Edward Austin, John Jeffrey.

Edward A. Zimmerman

Isabel (Chave) Zimmerman

Elizabeth Thayer

Edward Austin Zimmerman

John Jeffrey Zimmerman