John A. Palmer (lawyer)

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John A. Palmer
Secretary of the City of Evansville
In office
July,1962 – 1970
Appointed byMayor J. M.Evans
Preceded byAlexander Osmers
Succeeded byAlexander Jackman
Commissioner of Town of Quenson
In office
Appointed byR. A. Gray
Succeeded byJ. F. Martin
Quenson Town Councilman from First District
In office
Preceded byAnton Thompson
Succeeded byJack James
Personal details
John Alfred Parmer

(1911-10-20)October 20, 1911
Antonville, Florida, United States
DiedDecember 23, 1989(1989-12-23) (aged 78)
Evansville, Florida
Political partyDemocrat (1950-1972)
Republican (1972-1989)
Spouse(s)Mary Cecil
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/serviceUnited States Army

John A. Palmer (born John Alfred Parmer, (1911-10-20)October 20, 1911-(1989-12-23)December 23, 1989) was a lawyer and local politician in Florida.

Early life[edit]

Palmer was born in 1911 and attended the public schools of Tallahassee and Miami, graduating from Tallahassee Boys High School.

In 1930 he married his wife, Mary Harden Cecile Palmer.

Military service and political career[edit]

Palmer served in the US Army in World War II and the Korean War.

He served as Quenson City Councilman and Quenson Town Commissioner, and served as Evansville City Secretary from 1962 to 1970.

Late life and death[edit]

Palmer retired in 1970.[1] He left the Democratic Party in 1972 and joined the Republican Party.

Palmer died in Evansville on 1991, and is buried in Florida First Cemetery.


  1. Tallahassee, Democrat (1970). 1969 Pocket Florida Town Guide. Tallahassee Democrat. p. 201. ISBN 566763 Check |isbn= value: length (help). Search this book on Logo.png

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