Biography of Dr. William E. Palmer
Steuben County, NY Biographies





Palmer, Dr. William Everett, was born in Truxton, Cortland county, N. Y., June 30, 1838, the second son of Norman Palmer, a farmer of that town. He was educated in Milton College, Wisconsin, and after twelve years spent in teaching he took up the study of medicine. He was for four years principal of public schools in Salem, N. J. His first study of medicine was with Dr. John D. Kenyon of Westerly, R. I., and he then entered the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New York, graduating May 2, 1882. He began practice with Dr. Daniel Lewis in New York city, and the fall of 1882 located in Hornellsville, where we now find him with one of the most extensive circle of friends of any member of the profession. He is a member of the Steuben County Medical Sociely, and Hornellsville Medical and Surgical Association. He is a member of the I. O. O. F., and a supporter of the Seventh Day Baptist church. He has also been prominently identified with many of the insurance and benefit organizations. In 1864 he married Maggie C. Noble of Shiloh, N. J., by whom he had three children: Ivie J., a graduate of Alfred and one of the musical experts of Hornellsville; Jessie M., a student of the academy, and Everett C., also a student.

From:
Landmarks of Steuben County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Harlo Hakes
Assisted by: L. C. Aldrich and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1896


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