It was also in 1929 that Fred L. Ginter (1888-1985), a native of Emlenton, Ohio, migrated from South Carolina to Liberty County and built the first steam-powered ice plant in Hinesville for Henry Lowe. He married Hattie Schwartz, and their children were Maytrude , Audry, Fred L. Jr., and Richard D. Ginter. Ginter was a resident of Hinesville for 62 years. He established and operated the Martin-Ginter Construction Company with Rudolph Martin of Liberty County. They built some of the structures on courthouse square in Hinesville which were still standing with this book was published.