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Joseph James Zimmerman, Jr
Birth: Aug. 23, 1911
Milwaukee
Milwaukee County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Mar. 31, 2004
Brookfield
Waukesha County
Wisconsin, USA

Inventor. Telephone answering machine in 1948; security device that automatically dials a phone number and conveys information from in case of an emergency; magnetic recorder used to monitor heart patients; system for accessing prerecorded lectures to earn college credit; airport system to send out landing information to planes 24 hours a day. Early examples on display at the Milwaukee Public Museum.1935 graduate of Marquette University with a degree in electrical engineering. Served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps during WW II. Among the first soldiers to land on Omaha Beach in Normandy, France, as part of the D-Day invasion. (bio by: Millennium Memorials) 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph J. Zimmermann (1872 - 1933)
  Anna M. Hermann Zimmermann (1874 - 1942)
 
 Spouse:
  Helen Maria Puccinelli Zimmerman (1919 - 2008)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Josephine Zimmermann (1897 - 1985)*
  Godfrey Zimmermann (1899 - 1976)*
  Valentine F Zimmermann (1901 - 1960)*
  Elizabeth Elina Zimmermann (1902 - 1905)*
  Catherine Zimmermann (1904 - 1904)*
  Helen M Zimmermann (1904 - 1918)*
  Joseph James Zimmerman (1911 - 2004)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Marys Visitation Cemetery
Elm Grove
Waukesha County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Millennium Memorials
Record added: Apr 12, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8629748
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