Palmer, Thomas Witherell, 1830-1913

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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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referencedIn Rice Aner Beal papers, 1843-1883 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Labadie, Jo, 1850-1933. Jo Labadie papers, 1880-1931. University of Michigan
creatorOf Palmer, Thomas Witherell, 1830-1913. [Speech given by Thomas W. Palmer in the United States Senate, Feb. 6, 1885 on universal sufferage]. State Archive of Michigan
creatorOf Sunderland, Jabez Thomas, 1842-1936. Jabez Thomas Sunderland papers, 1868-1936. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Norris Family Papers, 1815-1960 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Palmer, Thomas Witherell, 1830-1913. Thomas Witherell Palmer papers, 1830-1913 Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
creatorOf Beal, Rice Aner, 1823-1883. Rice Aner Beal papers, 1843-1883. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn John G. Parkhurst papers, 1802-1914 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Margaret Bell papers, 1919-1956 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Shaw Family (Adrian, Mich.) papers, 1840-1938, 1860-1890 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Hay, John, 1838-1905. Correspondence, 1854-1914, "Nicolay" to "Palmer". Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Macoughty, James. Bill and receipt, 1831, Baltimore [Md.] Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
referencedIn James B. Angell Papers, 1845-1916 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Friends of the Palmer Park Log Cabin (Detroit, Mich.). Friends of the Palmer Park Log Cabin records, 1975-1985 Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
referencedIn Palmer, Thomas, 1789-1868. Thomas Palmer family papers collection, 1735-1915 Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
creatorOf Palmer family. Merrill and Palmer families papers, 1848-1926. Wayne State University
referencedIn Jabez Thomas Sunderland Papers, 1868-1936 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
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associatedWith Angell, James Burrill, 1829-1916 person
associatedWith Beal, Rice Aner, 1823-1883. person
associatedWith Bell, Margaret, 1888-1969 person
associatedWith Friends of the Palmer Park Log Cabin (Detroit, Mich.) corporateBody
associatedWith Hay, John, 1838-1905. person
associatedWith Labadie, Jo, 1850-1933. person
associatedWith Macoughty, James. person
associatedWith Norris Family. family
associatedWith Palmer, Thomas, 1789-1868. person
associatedWith Parkhurst, John G. (John Gibson), 1824-1906 person
associatedWith Shaw Family. family
associatedWith Sunderland, Jabez Thomas, 1842-1936. person
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Birth 1830-01-25

Death 1913-06-01

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