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Edwin Ripley Palmer

business executive

Edwin Ripley Palmer, business executive. Served as Second lieutenant, United States Army, 1918-1919.

Background

Palmer, Edwin Ripley was born on October 3, 1895 in Mansfield, Ohio, United States. Son of Ira Miner and Mary (Ripley) Palmer.

Education

Student Walton School of Commerce, 1914-1917, General Motors Institute, Flint, Michigan, 1920-1921.

Career

Public accountant Scovill, Wellington & Company, Boston, 1917-1918. Comptroller and sales manager Chevrolet Motor Company, Flint, Michigan, 1919-1929. Managing director General Motor Opel works, Russelsheim, Germany, 1929-1937.

Vice president, treasurer and director Bendix Aviation corporation, South Bend, Indiana and Detroit, 1938-1944. Business consultant and real estate developer as president and director Miller Palmer, Inc., Hollywood, Florida, since 1945, semi-retired since 1945. Director Bendix Aviation Corporation.

Membership

Served as Second lieutenant, United States Army, 1918-1919. Clubs: Indiana, South Bend Country (Indiana).

Connections

Married Dagmar Zedtnitz, November 26, 1927. Children: Stanley, Lynn.

father:
Ira Miner Palmer

mother:
Mary (Ripley) Palmer

spouse:
Dagmar Zedtnitz

children:
Stanley Palmer

Lynn Palmer