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John Lemuel Zimmerman

professional model , sales and promotion executive

John Lemuel Zimmerman, American sales and promotion executive, professional model.


Zimmerman, John Lemuel was born on February 10, 1957 in Edmond, Oklahoma, United States. Son of James Lemuel Zimmerman and Evelyn Faye (Bolton) Buchanan.


Student, Southern Nazarene College, Bethany, Oklahoma, 1977. Student, Center State University, Edmond, 1979.


Assistant manager sales fleet and leasing department Alan Merrell Chevrolet, Yukon, Oklahoma, 1975-1978. Claims adjuster, specialist Shelter Mutual Insurance Company, 1978-1982. Sales representative Phoenix Mutual Life Insurance Company, 1982-1986.

Promotion-entertainment director Station KZUE-AM, El Reno, 1986. Sales manager Dillard's/Aramis Inc., Oklahoma City, since 1987. Professional model Fullerton Modeling & Casting Agency, since 1984.

Freelance public relations specialist, Oklahoma City, since 1984. Promotional model, make-up artist Chanel, Inc., Oklahoma City and Tulsa, 1986-1987. Board directors Miss Oklahoma City University Scholarship Pageant, since 1987.


Judge, public relations Miss Oklahoma-United States of America Pageant, Oklahoma Mother/Daughter Pageant, 1986. Representative Oklahoma City Arts Council, since 1985. Development chairman Canterbury Choral Society, Oklahoma City, 1984-1985, public relations chairman, since 1985.

Secretary Huntington Mens' Choir, 1983-1984. Public relations chairman Oklahoma City regional council of the Tulsa Opera, Inc., since 1986. Board directors Carpenter Square Theatre Inc., Oklahoma City, 1985-1986.

Associate member Oklahoma Symphony Orchestra, 1985-1986, Ballet Oklahoma, 1985-1986. Volunteer coordinator Alan Merrell for Congress Oklahoma 5th District, 1978. Member Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce.


  • Other Interests

    Singing, classical music, opera, reading, water-skiing.


James Lemuel Zimmerman Buchanan

Evelyn Faye (Bolton) Buchanan