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Newspaper editor

Stanton Dean Palmer, American newspaper editor. Recipient Dedicated Service citation Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra, 1972. Trumpet player Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra, 1938-1974, Chattanooga Opera Orchestra, 1950-1977. Lieutenant (senior grade) United States Navy, 1942-1946, PTO. Member American Federation Musicians (honorary life, Chattanooga local chapter).

Background

Palmer, Stanton Dean was born on September 15, 1920 in Evanston, Illinois, United States. Son of Paul Lester and Irma Leafy (Macklin) Palmer.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University Chattanooga, 1941.

Career

Civilian ordnance inspector, United States Army Ordnance District, Chattanooga, 1941-1942; copy editor, Chattanooga Free Press, 1948-1966; news editor, Chattanooga Free Press, since 1966.

Politics

As responsible citizens Christians should pray for elected officials, submit to just laws, pay taxes, and serve in various capacities, such as on juries, in the military, in public office, and by voting for their representative leadership.

Views

It is human responsibility to innovate, sponsor, and evaluate new forms of community living that will encourage development of the fullest potential in individuals.

Membership

Trumpet player Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra, 1938-1974, Chattanooga Opera Orchestra, 1950-1977. Lieutenant (senior grade) United States Navy, 1942-1946, PTO. Member American Federation Musicians (honorary life, Chattanooga local chapter).

Connections

Married Alice LaNeave Boroughs, May 19, 1951. Children: Susan Palmer Pierce, David William.

father:
Paul Lester Palmer

mother:
Irma Leafy (Macklin) Palmer

spouse:
Alice LaNeave Boroughs

children:
David William Palmer

Susan Palmer Pierce Palmer