Biography of W. T. Palmer
Mercer County, Ohio Biographies

W. T. PALMER, one of the well known business men of Celina, who has been in the grain business in Mercer County for the past 11 years, was born in Wayne County, Ohio, in 1869, and is a son of B. H. Palmer, who is engaged in the grain business at Ashland, Ashland County.

W. T. Palmer was reared in Wayne County and was educated in the schools there. He has been literally brought up in the grain business, as his father has been identified with it for some 4o years and his business experience lies largely in this direction. In 1894 he opened up a grain business at Rockford, Mercer County, where he remained for six years, since when he has been operating at Celina. As a business man he stands very high and is connected with many of the important and successful business enterprises of this section. He is a stockholder and a director in the Citizens' Banking Company, of Celina; a stockholder and director in the Berne Grain & Hay Company, of Berne, Indiana; a stockholder and director in the Exline Lithographic Company, of Cleveland, Ohio; and a stockholder in the Rockford telephone and Electric light companies.

In 1896 Mr. Palmer was married to Mary Exline, of Van Wert, Ohio, and they have two children - Vellone Exline Palmer and Eugene H. Palmer. Mr. and Mrs. Palmer are. members of St. Paul's Methodist Episcopal Church of Celina, and he is superintendent of the Sunday school. Fraternally he belongs to the Independent Order of Odd Fellows.

History of Mercer County, Ohio
and Representative Citizens
Edited & Compiled by: Hon. S. S. Scranton
Published by: Biographical Publishing Company
Chicago, Illinois

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