Born in Nebraska City, NE on Jan. 23, 1882. Artistically inclined at an early age, Zimmerer studied at the AIC followed by further study in Scotland at the Glasgow School of Art and in Paris. Early in his career he was active in Missouri, Chicago, Indianapolis, and NYC. An administrator, he was head of the art department of Northwest Missouri Normal. By 1924 he had moved to Los Angeles into a studio on Olvera Street. He died there on Oct. 17, 1965. Exh: Hollywood Library, 1924; Calif. Art Club, 1926-27; Santa Cruz Art League, 1934.
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