1922 Who's Who In Engineering: Name Z
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ZIMMER, George Frederick, Assoc.M.Inst. C.E., M.Newcomen Soc., Civil Engineer, 82, Mark Lane, London, E.C.3. T. A.: " Zumometer, London." T. N.: Avenue 2245. b. September 9, 1854; eldest s. of George Ludwig Zimmer, J.P., Civil Engineer, of Frankfurt-on-Main; m. 1st, 1885, Frances Annie, d. of William May of Wexcombe, Wiltshire (two s., two d.); 2nd, 1914, Frances Amy, d. of Stephen Philpot, London. Ed. Darmstadt University. Came to England, 1882; obtained expatriation, 1885; subsequently naturalized British subject; after 15 years as Chief Engineer to J. H. Carter and E. R. & F. Turner, Milling Engineers, of London and Ipswich, commenced practice as Consulting Engineer in 1897; expert in construction of plants for manufacture of flour, flaked rice and maize, was a pioneer in these industries; Inventor of the " Zimmer " conveyor; since 1900 has devoted himself to the solution of the handling problem by machinery in industrial establishments. Publs.: " The Mechanical Handling of Materials," 1905; articles in the 11th Edition of the " Encyclopaedia Britannica," " Engineering of Antiquity and Technical Progress in Arts and Crafts," 1913; " Mechanical Handling and Storing of Material," 1916 (3rd Edition, 1921); paper on the " Use of Meteoric Iron by Primitive Man," " Mechanical Handling of Material and its National Importance During and After the War," " Early History of Conveying," 1919.
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