People of Allen County, Indiana

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Zacher, Alfred J.

Founder of The Zacher Company which deals in commercial real estate. His son currently owns it in 2012. He wrote the book, Presidential Power in Troubled Second Terms: A Historical Look at the Second Term and discussed it Saturday November 2, 2012 at the Allen County Public Library. The lecture was filmed by CSPAN2 Book TV, from CSPAN2 to air local lecture Author to discuss tough 2nd terms of presidents by Jaclyn Youhana pulished November 2, 2012 in The Journal Gazette newspaper. He also has a web page Presidental Second Terms.

Zehr, Dan

Olympian 1932 Los Angeles. As a 16-year-old South Side sophomore, Robert Daniel Zehr won the 1932 Olympic trials to compete in Los Angeles in the 100-meter backstroke. From Who are Fort Wayne’s Favorite… Olympians? by Blake Sebring published June 18, 2018 in The News-Sentinel newspaper.

Zimmerman, Guy

Owned a music store near South Side High School 1965-1997. See Guy Zimmerman by Mark Hunter published on

Zollinger, Charles A., Colonel

Colonel Charles A. Zollinger : seven-time mayor of Fort Wayne Publication date 1956  

Zollner, Fred

January 22, 1901 Little Falls, MN-June 21, 1982. Started the Zollner Pistons in 1941, helped form the National Basketball Association in 1949 in Fort Wayne, 1957 moved the team to Detroit. Fred Zollner enshrined 1999 in Basketball Hall of Fame on saved on the Wayback Machine. Fred Zollner's Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement Speech YouTubewas published March 22, 2012 by OfficialHoophall. See Zollner Pistons in Places.

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