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Bartlett Joshua Palmer, American chiropractor.


Palmer, Bartlett Joshua was born on September 10, 1881 in What Cheer, Iowa, United States. Son of Daniel David and Olivia Palmer.


Student in public schools, Davenport, Iowa.


March 30, 1949); 1 son, Daniel David. Chiropractic practitioner since 1898. Acting head Chiropractic School, Davenport, since 1903.

Lecturer, instructor chiropractic science and philosophy since 1906. Pioneer in use x-ray equipment, application x-ray to chiropractic science. President radio station World Health Organization, Des Moines, since 1919, World (also Wonders) Of Chiropractic, Davenport, since 1919, Stereocolor, Inc., B. J. Palmer Associates, Inc., Palmer School Chiropractic, Inc.

Owner Clear View Mental Sanitarium. Director B. J. Palmer Chiropractic Research Clinic, Iowa. Lecturer, instructor radio salesmanship, 1942-1948.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Around the World with B. J. The Greatest Mystery of History. Upside Town and Right Side Up.

      Palmers Law of Life (volunteer 36).


Member board Circus Hall of Fame, Inc. Member Radio Pioneers, Radio and television Executives Society, Showmen’s League American, Greater Tampa Showman’s Association, Circus History Society, Circus Model Builders Association, Show Folks American, Tri-City Musical Society Union, Iowa State Sheriffs Association, American Society Military Chiropractors, Chiropractic Society Iowa, International Chiropractic Association (president since 1926), Davenport Chamber of Commerce Elk. Clubs: Knife and Fork.


Married Mabel Heath, April.

Daniel David

Olivia Palmer

Mabel Heath