Zender, Adam

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Adam Zender Soundex Code Z536

Adam Zender (1856-1923), Florist, with many greenhouses on the east side of Ridge, across from their home at 6638 Ridge Avenue (now the site of S&C Electric Company, 6544 N. Ridge Boulevard).

Adam Zender maintained an array of greenhouses on the East Side of Ridge Boulevard from Pratt to Devon, where S&C Electric Company now stands.

Wife: Helena Zender (1859-1946), nee Reinberg, born 1859, from a prominent Lakeview Township farm family

Family lived at 6638 Ridge Avenue.

His brother-in-law, Peter Reinberg, was President Cook County Board of Commissioners in 1920s.

Adam and Helena's Children:

Edward J. Zender

Mrs. Ann Muno

Mrs. Helen Kane

Mrs. Ceal Eckenroth

Lou Donahoe Zender

William J. Zender

Adam Zender was one of the first Trustees of the West Ridge Village Board.


RPWRHS Photo: Z001-0102 shows Adam Zender & Helena Zender nee Reinberg at their wedding, circa 1890.

RPWRHS photo Z001-0202A shows Adam Zender.