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newspaper , printing executive

Robert Blunden Palmer, American newspaper, printing executive. Captain United States Army, 1942-1946, European Theatre of Operations.

Background

Palmer, Robert Blunden was born on November 25, 1917 in Port Huron, Michigan, United States. Son of Joseph Frank and Hazel Quinn (Blunden) Palmer.

Career

Office manager, Palmer Circulation Company, Midwest., 1933-1941; reporter, business manager, Titus County Tribune, Mount Pleasant, Texas, 1941-1942; editor, Titus County Tribune, Mount Pleasant, Texas, 1946-1957; public, editor, Daily Tribune, Mount Pleasant, Texas, 1957-1988; president, Palmer Media, Inc., Mount Pleasant, Texas, since 1972; president, NorTex Press, Inc., Mount Pleasant, Texas, since 1973; president, F.V.P. Network, Inc., Mount Pleasant, Texas, 1989. Owner Palmer Real Estate, since 1968.

Membership

Captain United States Army, 1942-1946, European Theatre of Operations.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, golf, travel, music.

Connections

Married Mary Bellatti (deceased), February 11, 1946. Children: Robert L. Palmer, Frances Lobpries, Barbara Caldwell.

father:
Joseph Frank Palmer

mother:
Hazel Quinn (Blunden) Palmer

spouse:
Mary Bellatti

child:
Barbara Caldwell Palmer

child:
Frances Lobpries Palmer

child:
Robert L. Palmer