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Eleanor Palmer Maness

Eleanor Palmer Maness, American researcher. Recipient L.M. Ware Research award, American Society for Horticultural Science, 1974, Excellence in Environment Research award, Federal Highway Administration, 1997.


  • Maness, Eleanor Palmer was born on June 24, 1935 in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Oren Alston and Lillian Way Palmer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Meredith College, 1958.


    • Teacher St. Timoth School, Raleigh, 1958—1964. Research analyst North Carolina State University, 1966—1999. Consultant, since 1999.



    Hiking, swimming, gardening, rock hunting, fishing.


    • Married Charles B. Maness, February 1, 1955 (deceased July 1989). Children: Reid, Brian, Teresa.
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