After twenty-five years of business experience in San Francisco, I. Lindeman sold out his interests there to enter what he considered a more productive field; and as a result we find him sole owner and proprietor of the Peninsula Creamery, and one of San Mateoís most active and progressive business men.
Mr. Lindemanís house in San Francisco supplied many of the large wineries and liquor dealers in the state with corks, bottles, labels, and machinery.† This brought him into intimate contact with conditions in many localities.† With this general knowledge of the state he decided that the most advantageous move he could make was to locate on the peninsula.
With the old San Mateo Creamery as a nucleus, Mr. Lindeman established the Peninsula Creamery which is a model in sanitation and improved methods.† The improved facilities and service brought a large increase in business; and now the institution serves a large part of the community.
Mr. Lindeman has prominent fraternal affiliations.† He has been secretary of the Foresters lodge for over 20 years.† By carrying delinquents who otherwise would have had to drop out of the order, Mr. Lindeman has made many steadfast and lifelong friends.† He has also been a member of Bay City Parlor, N.S.G.W. for twenty-eight years and for twenty-five of these years he acted as secretary.
I. Lindeman was born in San Francisco on February 1, 1866, and has two sons, Elwood aged nine, and Leland, aged 25, who assists his father in the management of his business.† Mr. Lindeman and his family have been residents of San Mateo for nine years.
Transcribed by Betty Wilson
Source: History of San Mateo County by Philip W. Alexander & Charles P. Hamm page 157. Press of Burlingame Publishing Co., Burlingame, CA. 1916.
© 2004 Betty Wilson.
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