Honest Zimmermann

Leopold Zimmermann has lived for three-quarters of a century and he has often played a lone hand. A peddler, with a willow basket full of shoe strings and suspenders, driving bargains in a German accent on the doorsteps of Manhattan. That was Leopold Zimmermann in 1870. A thriving broker, with offices on Wall Street where the New York Stock Exchange now stands. In those days (the '80s) the sign above the door said Zimmermann & Forshay. But David F. S. Forshay died in 1895 and Leopold Zimmermann...

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