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Stanton Dean Palmer

Stanton Dean Palmer, American newspaper editor. Recipient Dedicated Service citation Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra, 1972. Trumpet player Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra, 1938-1974, Chattanooga Opera Orchestra, 1950-1977. Lieutenant (senior grade) United States Navy, 1942-1946, PTO. Member American Federation Musicians (honorary life, Chattanooga local chapter).

Background

  • Palmer, Stanton Dean was born on September 15, 1920 in Evanston, Illinois, United States. Son of Paul Lester and Irma Leafy (Macklin) Palmer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University Chattanooga, 1941.

    Career

    • Civilian ordnance inspector United States Army Ordnance District, Chattanooga, 1941-1942. Copy editor Chattanooga Free Press, 1948-1966, news editor, since 1966.

    Politics

    God, in His permissive will, may allow political leaders, both in biblical times and the present day, to enact policies that are opposed to His revealed will.

    Religion

    Communion and Water Baptism are symbolic acts of obedience to the teaching of Jesus in the New Testament.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    The supportive small group inside the Church is the most powerful tool for people to feel that they belong and to learn and grow.

    Membership

    Trumpet player Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra, 1938-1974, Chattanooga Opera Orchestra, 1950-1977. Lieutenant (senior grade) United States Navy, 1942-1946, PTO. Member American Federation Musicians (honorary life, Chattanooga local chapter).

    Connections

    • Married Alice LaNeave Boroughs, May 19, 1951. Children: Susan Palmer Pierce, David William.
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    Born September 15, 1920
    • 1941
      University Chattanooga
    • 1941 - 1942
      Civilian ordnance inspector United States Army Ordnance District
      Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
    • 1948 - 1966
      copy editor Chattanooga Free Press
    • 1966
      copy editor Chattanooga Free Press

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