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Zatzman, Michael

  • Person

Michael Zatzman joined Maplehurst Properties in 1975. The company, a local development company created by his father Joseph Zatzman in the early 1950s, was incorporated as Maplehurst Properties Limited in 1979. In 1988, Maplehurst successfully responded to a request for proposals from City of Dartmouth for a private sector developer to construct a mixed use Civic Centre Complex in downtown Dartmouth.

Michael Zatzman was both President of Maplehurst and the company City Centre Limited. As such, Michael Zatzman signed the agreement with the City for both Maplehurst, the guarantor, and City Centre Limited, the developer. City Centre Limited was originally incorporated in 1964 to build the Royal Bank Building on Portland Street. It carried out the actual construction work for the Civic Centre Complex which was to be named Alderney Gate.

Construction started in Fall 1989 and the building opened a year later. Alderney Gate was acquired by Mutual Life Assurance Co. at the end of May 1996 and Halifax Regional Municipality later purchased the complex for $22.9 million in August 2005.

Zatzman, Michael

Michael Zatzman joined Maplehurst Properties in 1975. The company, a local development company created by his father Joseph Zatzman in the early 1950s, was incorporated as Maplehurst Properties Limited in 1979. In 1988, Maplehurst successfully responded to a request for proposals from City of Dartmouth for a private sector developer to construct a mixed use Civic Centre Complex in downtown Dartmouth. Michael Zatzman was both President of Maplehurst and the company City Centre Limited. As such, Michael Zatzman signed the agreement with the City for both Maplehurst, the guarantor, and City Centre Limited, the developer. City Centre Limited was originally incorporated in 1964 to build the Royal Bank Building on Portland Street. It carried out the actual construction work for the Civic Centre Complex which was to be named Alderney Gate. Construction started in Fall 1989 and the building opened a year later. Alderney Gate was acquired by Mutual Life Assurance Co. at the end of May 1996 and Halifax Regional Municipality later purchased the complex for $22.9 million in August 2005.

Zelenietz, Marty

  • Person

Dr. Marty Zelenietz is a faculty member with the Department of Anthropology at Saint Mary's University, with an extensive background in ethnographic field research. One of his major studies was an ethnographic survey in Kilenge, Papua New Guinea. He often collaborates with his wife, Dr. Jill Grant.

In addition to his anthropological research, Zelenietz is active politically, having twice sought office as a Member of Parliament for Dartmouth for the New Democratic Party (in 1988 and 1993).

Zinck, George E., fl. 1945-1946

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George E. Zinck was employed as an accredited property appraiser for the federal Dept. of Munitions and Supply, Office of the Wartime Administrator Canadian Atlantic Ports, Explosion Damage Claims division, at Halifax, N.S.

Zink, Cecil, 1880-1967

  • Person
  • 1880-1967

Cecil Edward Churchward Zink was born on 28 December 1880, the son of David (1846-1934) and Jane Arabella (Hiltz) (1843-1933) Zink. He married Margaret Morea Mills on 16 June 1908, and they had two sons, Frank and Ralph. Zink was an undertaker with Dartmouth Undertakers on Portland Street, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, at the time of the sinking of the Titanic in 1912. He went out to recover bodies aboard the Canadian Government steamship Montmagny in the aftermath of the disaster. In 1915 he began to work privately as an undertaker and embalmer at 217 Portland Street in Dartmouth. Zink's Funeral Service was registered as a limited company in 1941. It has since been amalgamated with the Dartmouth Crematorium Limited. Lynch died on 14 October 1967 in Halifax, Nova Scotia and is buried in the Mount Hermon Cemetery in Dartmouth.

Zink, Ralph C., 1914-1981

  • Person
  • 1914-1981

Ralph Churchward Zink was born in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia on 7 December 1914, the son of Cecil Edward Churchward (1880-1967) and Margaret Morea (Mills) Zink. He was educated in Dartmouth and graduated from the Fredericton Business College. During the Second World War he served with the Royal Canadian Artillery, retiring in 1945 with the rank of Major. He worked as a public accountant and bookkeeper in Newfoundland; at Amherst, Nova Scotia; and, for the last twelve years of his career, with the Nova Scotia Agricultural College in Truro, retiring in 1979. He also assisted with his father's funeral home business. He was married twice. His first wife was Mary B. Lucas; he survived her and later married Margaret P.E. Keddy. Zink had two children, Lynda and David. He died on 17 June 1981 in Windsor, Nova Scotia and is buried in Park Cemetery, Mahone Bay.

Zonta Club of Halifax

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  • 1951 -

The Zonta Club of Halifax, founded in 1951, is part of Zonta International, a worldwide organization of executives in business and the professions working together to advance the status of women. There are approximately 34,000 members in more than 1,200 clubs in 71 countries. The organization was founded in 1919 in Buffalo, New York. Zonta takes its name from a Sioux Indian word meaning "honest and trustworthy". The individual Zonta Club is the basic organizational unit of Zonta International. Clubs exist to promote the objectives of Zonta International, and to initiate, adopt, and implement policies and procedures to attain these ends in their own communities, and throughout the world. Members volunteer their time, talents, skills, and energy to local and international service projects designed to advance the status of women. Halifax Club projects have included preschool classes for hard-of-hearing children, shut-in library service, Meals-on-Wheels, second-stage housing for women and children fleeing violence; a self-managed resource centre for women in a public housing complex; and a scholarship encouraging young women to enter careers of influence. Notable past presidents of the Zonta Club of Halifax include Helen Creighton, Abbie Lane, and Phyllis Blakely.

Zwicker, Eva Margaretha (Eisenhauer), 1776-1855

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  • 1776-1855

Eva Margaretha Eisenhauer, the daughter of Johann George Eisenhauer and Anna Christina Margaretha Catherine Mosher, was born in 1776. In 1792 she married George Peter Zwicker of Mahone Bay, who as a prominent and prosperous inhabitant of the town, was eventually known throughout Lunenburg County as “King Peter.” The couple had seven children. Eva Margaretha Zwicker died in 1855 and was buried at Bayview Cemetery in Mahone Bay.

Zwicker, George, 1817-1877

  • Person
  • 1817-1877

John George Zwicker, the son of John Zwicker and Charlotte Herman, was born at Indian Point in 1817. Zwicker married Eliza Baker in 1843. The couple had two children, George Gabriel and Mary Ann Selina. George Zwicker died at Indian Point in 1877.

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