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Timothy Trow Palmer

Timothy Trow Palmer, American safety and health consultant. Certified safety professional; registered professional engineer, Massachusetts.


  • Palmer, Timothy Trow was born on March 22, 1938 in Evanston, Illinois, United States. Son of Clinton Foster and Josephine Margaret (Squires) Palmer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Chemistry, Zoology, Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota, 1960. Master of Science in Zoology, University Minnesota, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy in Zoology, University Minnesota, 1974.

      Master of Science in Safety, University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1981.


    • Commissioned United States Navy, 1964, advanced through grades to lieutenant Commander, retired 1984. Assistant to director Gorgas Memorial Laboratory, Panama, 1976-1979. Safety progressive manager NMRI, Bethesda, Maryland, 1979-1984.

      President Tepee Ltd., Annapolis, 1984-1990. Director environmental assessments and training Professional Safety Consultant Company, Seabrook, 1986—2000, retired, 2000.

    Major achievements

    • Certified safety professional. Registered professional engineer, Massachusetts.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Merit badge counselor Boy Scouts American, Bloomington, Minnesota, 1967-1976. Risk management consultant Episcopal Diocese of Washington, 1981-1988. Member American Society Safety Engineers, National Safety Management Society (board directors 1985-1987, 89-91, president 1987-1989), American National Standards Institute, American Society Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, American Legion, Masons.



    Fishing, hunting, gardening.


    • Married Eloise Ann Ellson, Jun 16, 1962. Children: Timothy Foster, Jennifer Ann, Jonathan Blair.
    • father: Clinton Foster Palmer
    • mother: Josephine Margaret (Squires) Palmer
    • spouse: Eloise Ann Ellson
    • children: Timothy Foster Palmer
    • Jennifer Ann Palmer
    • Jonathan Blair Palmer
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    Born March 22, 1938