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C. William Palmer

C. William Palmer, American architect.


  • Palmer, C. William was born on June 30, 1886 in Milford, Michigan, United States. Son of William C. and Anna (Wallace) Palmer.

  • Education

    • Student architecture Harvard, 1911-1913. Year’s study abroad, 1913-1914.


    • Architectural draftsman Albert Kahn, Detroit, 1903-1911, architectural designer, 1914-1915. Private practice architecture, 1915-1917, 24-43, 46—. Member firm Malcomson, Higginbotham & Palmer, 1919-1924.


    Member firm Malcomson, Higginbotham & Palmer, 1919-1924. Member Detroit Housing and Planning Council. Served as captain A.S., United States Army, 1917-1919.

    (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (president Detroit chapter 1932-1934). Member Michigan Society Architects (president 1941-1943), Michigan Engineer Society, Engineering Society Detroit, American Legion, Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Club: Detroit Athletic.


    • Married Nina Estabrook Nation, June 26, 1926.
    • father: William C. Palmer
    • mother: Anna (Wallace) Palmer
    • spouse: Nina Estabrook Nation
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    Died November 4, 1965
    (aged 79)