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Architect , consultant

Charles William Palmer, American architect, consultant. Registered architect, Virginia Practice Architect Tacoma, 1939, Seattle, 1942. Recipient Civilian Certified Service, United States Air Force Engineering Division, 1972.

Background

Palmer, Charles William was born on December 23, 1908 in Watertown, South Dakota, United States. Son of Charles Hibbard and Helen Plowman (Barrett) Palmer.

Education

Degree in Architecture, Washington State University, 1933. Postgraduate, University Kansas, 1964. Postgraduate, University Virginia, 1966.

Career

Civilian architect United States Navy, Washington, Guam, 1943—1950. Chief architect United States Air Force Far East Headquarters, Tokyo, 1950—1955. Architect Department Defense United States Air Force, Washington, 1950—1972.

Principal C.W. Palmer American Institute of Architects, Arlington, Virginia, 1972—1981. Consultant architect Scottsdale, Arizona, from 1981. Artist, Arlington, 1975—1980.

Achievements

  • Registered architect, Virginia Practice Architect Tacoma, 1939, Seattle, 1942.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Principal works include Church Blessed Sacrament, Guam, 1949, Historic Restoration Old Fort Nisqually, Tacoma, 1935 (United States Recognition award, 1937), Residence North E St., 1938 (United States Recognition award, 1980), Hawthorne House, Waterford, Virginia, 1978.

Membership

Member of American Institute of Architects, American Society Military Engineers, Federal Architect Council (founder, president 1962-1965), Far East Society Architects Engineers (co-founder, board directors 1952-1954), Shriners (president Kena Shrine Chanters 1966, Tokyo Shrine Club 1955), Masons Lodge.

Connections

Married Ethel May Puckett, June 9, 1937. Children: Charles Gary, Carol Annual.

father:
Charles Hibbard Palmer

mother:
Helen Plowman (Barrett) Palmer

spouse:
Ethel May Puckett

child:
Charles Gary Palmer

child:
Carol Annual Palmer