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Transcribed biography of Jimmie W. Bauer


Submitted by Torrie Bauer

Jimmie Wilhelm Bauer was born on June 3, 1930 in Valparaiso. He is the son of Karl W. R. Bauer and Frances L. Bauer.

On November 15, 1953 he married Beda June Book at the Immanuel Lutheran church in Valparaiso. Beda was born on August 26, 1935. She is the daughter of Gustav and Beda Book.

Jimmie served in the Armed Forces from May 1951 to February 1953 during the Korean conflict. He is currently employed at U. S. Steel Gary Works as a roll turner. He graduated from Valparaiso High School in 1949. Jimmie is a member of the Elks, Moose, Eastern Star, V.FW., Scottish Rites and Masons. Beda also graduated from Valparaiso High School in 1953. She worked for several years in the Courthouse and was elected Porter County Assessor in 1970 and again in 1974, thus becoming the first woman ever to hold that office. She is a member of the Association of Indiana County Officials, Indiana County Assessors Association, International Association of Assessing, Eastern Star, and past president of Republican Womens Club of Central District.

Jimmie and Beda have one son, Torrie, who was born on October 31, 1955 in Valparaiso. He graduated from Valparaiso High School in 1973 and is currently employed as a computer operator at the David E. McDaniel Co., in Valparaiso.

Source: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County. 1976. A Biographical History of Porter County, Indiana. Valparaiso, Indiana: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County, Inc. 180 p.
Page(s) in Source: 80

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Biography transcribed by Steven R. Shook


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