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Chester Grover Ziehm
Male 1923 - 1995


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  • Birth  15 Dec 1923  Bergholz, Niagara, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1930  Town of Wheatfield, Niagara, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military  1940/1947  Europe Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    US Army, WW II 
    • OSS officer under Wild Bill Donovan.
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      ARMY SERIAL NUMBER 32833070 32833070
      NAME ZIEHM#CHESTER#G
      RESIDENCE: STATE 23 NEW YORK
      RESIDENCE: COUNTY 505 Undefined Code
      PLACE OF ENLISTMENT 5185 VALPARAISO INDIANA
      DATE OF ENLISTMENT DAY 17 17
      DATE OF ENLISTMENT MONTH 10 10
      DATE OF ENLISTMENT YEAR 46 46
      GRADE: ALPHA DESIGNATION #SGT Sergeant
      GRADE: CODE 5 Sergeant
      BRANCH: ALPHA DESIGNATION NO# No branch assignment
      BRANCH: CODE 02 No branch assignment
      FIELD USE AS DESIRED # #
      TERM OF ENLISTMENT 4 Enlistment for assignment to another corps area
      LONGEVITY ### ###
      SOURCE OF ARMY PERSONNEL 6 Enlisted Man, Philippine Scout or recall to AD of an enlisted man who had been transferred to the ERC
      NATIVITY 23 NEW YORK
      YEAR OF BIRTH 23 23
      RACE AND CITIZENSHIP 1 White, citizen
      EDUCATION 5 1 year of college
      CIVILIAN OCCUPATION 268 Soldiers, sailors, marines, and coast guards, n.e.c.
      MARITAL STATUS 2 Married
      COMPONENT OF THE ARMY 1 Regular Army (including Officers, Nurses, Warrant Officers, and Enlisted Men)
      CARD NUMBER 9 9
      BOX NUMBER 0571 0571
      FILM REEL NUMBER 2.235 2.235
    Died  24 Jan 1995  Grand Island, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  27 Jan 1995  Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Address:
    Forest Lawn Cemetery 
    Person ID  I1047  haseley
    Last Modified  01 Mar 2010 

    Father  Grover Leslie Ziehm,   b. 18 Jun 1899, Tuscola, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1965, Niagara Falls, Niagara, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Clara Ella Albertine Ferchen,   b. 31 Mar 1904, Sanborn, Niagara, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1986, North Tonawanda, Niagara, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  17 Jun 1923  Bergholz, Niagara, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F355  Group Sheet

    Family  Rosemarie A. Brym,   b. 26 Jan 1923, Sonnenholz Am Simssee, Bavaria, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 2003, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Marion Ziehm
     2. David R. Ziehm,   b. 2 Feb 1954, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 2013, Grand Island, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. William Walter Ziehm
     4. John Grover Ziehm
    Family ID  F356  Group Sheet

  • Event Map Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 15 Dec 1923 - Bergholz, Niagara, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - Town of Wheatfield, Niagara, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - US Army, WW II - 1940/1947 - Europe Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Jan 1995 - Grand Island, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Forest Lawn Cemetery - 27 Jan 1995 - Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States
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  • Photos
    The Ziehm children
    The Ziehm children
    Chester, Pearl, and Doris
    The Ziehm Children
    The Ziehm Children
    Chester, Pearl, Morris, and Yvonne

  • Notes 
    • Buffalo News, The (NY) - January 25, 1995
      Chester G. Ziehm, 71, a resident of Grand Island, died Tuesday (Jan. 24, 1995) in Sisters Hospital. Ziehm was born in the Town of Wheatfield and served in the Army in Europe during World War II. He graduated from the University of Buffalo School of Business Management and worked for several years at Carborundum Co. and Standard Oil Co. in Cleveland. He was a member of First Trinity Lutheran Church. He also was a charter member of Wheatfield Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and a member of the Grand Island Rod & Gun Club. Surviving are his wife, Rosemarie Brym-Conrad Ziehm; three sons, David of Bergholz, William of Chicago and John of Niagara Falls; a daughter, Marion Wendt of Grand Island; a brother, Morris of Schenectady; two sisters, Pearl Ward and Yvonne Bricca, both of Wheatfield; and six grandchildren. Services will be held at 11 A.M. Friday in First Trinity Church, 1570 Niagara Falls Blvd., Town of Tonawanda. Burial will be in Forest Lawn, Buffalo.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] SS Index.

    2. [S157] World War II Army Enlistment Records.

    3. [S2] Buffalo News.