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John Zeller

BIO479-ZELLER_JOHN, 8-24-1930.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

John Zeller

Subject

Biography
John Zeller
Photo File: Biography
Catholic Cemetery (Calvary)
St. James Catholic Church
Decatur, IL.

Description

Photograph of John Zeller; (died 4/11/1932). He came to Decatur about 1860 and started driving oxen used by the Wabash in switching cars. Later he took a job in a meat packing plant that was located about where the Catholic Cemetery (Calvary)now is and later became the owner of the plant. He also opened a retail meat market on Water St. About 1900 he went back to the Wabash and retired after several years. He was an expert landscape gardener. He was one of the oldest members of St. James' Catholic Church. Photo by Seitz of Decatur, ran in the Review 8/24/1930.

Creator

Seitz of Decatur

Source

Photo File: Biography - Zeller, John

Publisher

Herald and Review, Decatur, IL.
Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL.

Date

8/24/1930.

Contributor

John Zeller

Rights

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Relation

none

Format

.jpg

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

BIO479

Coverage

Biography, John Zeller, Photo File: Biography, Wabash R.R., St. James Catholic Church, Decatur, IL., Herald and Review, Seitz Photo

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

3.5 x 5.5"

Citation

Seitz of Decatur, “John Zeller,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed November 23, 2020, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/2473.