Biography of Peter Zimmer

Description:
From 1913 he resided in Saratov, where he taught at a German nine-grade school. Author of Das Wolgaland, issued in America in 1927. In 1928 he moved to Leningrad, where he taught in an institute; belonged to a local Catholic Church. In 1930 he was arrested in the case against German Catholic clergy and laity. Charged with “active anti-Soviet nationalistic-chauvanist agitation.” Convicted. Fate thereafter unknown. Source: Investigatory Matter 95215, Central Archive, FSB, Russian Federation
Variant Names:
Zimmer, Peter; Zinner, Petr
Dates:
1913-1930
Locations:
Saratov (Russia); Saint Petersburg (Russia)
Subjects:
male; laity; fate unknown