Also see [Railway Officials in America 1906]
William K. Palmer came to Dowagiac in 1854. He was born in Livingston County, N. Y., in 1825, and came to Teoumseh,
Mich., with his parents when a boy; in 1837, removed with them to Wayne Township, Cass County, and subsequently
to La Grange. He has been engaged in woolen manufacture, the dry goods and livery business, and is at present,
a grocer (of the firm of Mosher & Palmer.) lie was Sheriff of Cass County from 1861 to 1865, and has held several
appointive Federal offices.
History of Cass Couny, Michigan
With Illistrations and Biographical Sketches
of some of it's Prominent Men and Pioneers.
Waterman, Watkins & Co., Chicago 1882.