Log In

Everett Walter Palmer Edit Profile

bishop

Everett Walter Palmer, American bishop. Decorated Star of Africa (Liberia). Member general board education Methodist Church, 1960-1971, council of bishops, 1960-1971, vice president committee ecumenical affairs, 1964-1971; member World, National county churches, 1968-1971; member Methodist World Council; member board nat. missions, board Christian social concerns United Methodist Church.

Background

Palmer, Everett Walter was born on January 25, 1906 in Menomonie, Wisconsin, United States. Son of John Stephen and May (Sanders) Palmer.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Dakota Wesleyan University, Mitchell, South Dakot, 1932, Doctor of Divinity, 1952. Bachelor of Divinity, Drew Theological Seminary 1935, part-time graduate student, 1935-1939. Graduate student University of Oxford, summer 1950.

S.T.D., U. Puget Sound, 1961. Doctor of Laws, Morningside College, 1963.

Career

Ordained deacon Methodist Church, 1934, elder, 1935, consecrated bishop, 1960. Pastor in Artesian and Farwell, South Dakot, 1929-1932, Silverton Circuit, New Jersey, 1933-1934, Highland Park, New Jersey, 1934-1942, Camden, New Jersey 1942-1946, Asbury Park, New Jersey, 1946-1951, Glendale, California, 1951-1960. Bishop Seattle area Methodist Church, 1960-1968, Portland area United Methodist Church, 1968-1971.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: You Can Have a New Life, 1959. Spiritual Life Through Witnessing, 1955. There is an Answer, 1962.

      The Glorious Imperative, 1967. Best Sermons 1966-1968. Contributor articles various periodicals.

Membership

Member general board education Methodist Church, 1960-1971, council of bishops, 1960-1971, vice president committee ecumenical affairs, 1964-1971. Member World, National county churches, 1968-1971. Member Methodist World Council.

Member board nat. missions, board Christian social concerns United Methodist Church. Clubs: University (Portland, Oregon).

Connections

Married Florence Ruth Wales, June 30, 1927. Children: Joanne (Mistress.

father:
John Stephen Palmer

mother:
May (Sanders) Palmer

spouse:
Florence Ruth Wales

child:
Joanne (Mrs Palmer