Palmer, Thomas Witherell, 1830-1913

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Dates:
Birth 1830-01-25
Death 1913-06-01

Biographical notes:

Born in Detroit, Jan. 25, 1830; stud.at Academy at Palmer (now St. Clair) & Mich. University; was manufacturer & farmer; served on Board of estimates, Detroit; State Senator, 1879-80; U.S. Senator, Republican, 1883-89; U.S. minister to Spain, 1889-91; president of World's Columbian Exposition,1690-93; died In Detroit, June 1, 1913. (Mich. Biogr. ; Farmer, Detroit, v. 2, p. 1069, with port.)

From the description of Thomas Witherell Palmer papers, 1830-1913 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 464667116

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Subjects:

  • Legislators
  • Education--19th century--Sources
  • Women--Suffrage

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  • Michigan (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Spain (as recorded)
  • Detroit (Mich.) (as recorded)
  • South America (as recorded)