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Palmer, Faye

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World War I Centennial Commemoration Project
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Lt. Faye Palmer (far left) with General William Haan, commander of the 32nd Division (far right).

Lt. Faye Palmer (far left) with General William Haan, commander of the 32nd Division (far right).

Photo provided by the Herbert J. McKune American Legion Post 31.
Dr. Faye Palmer was born on November 14, 1878 to James and Sarah Amanda Palmer. Prior to his service he was a dentist in Chelsea.
He joined the army as a member of the Michigan National Guard and enlisted as a 2nd Lieutenant. He was later promoted to 1st Lieutenant of Company B 120th Michigan Machine Gun Battalion, 32nd Division. During the war he was captured and sent to a German prison camp, which he escaped from after a few days. He returned home from service on May 22, 1919.
After the war, Faye Palmer served as a commander of the Herbert J. McKune American Legion Post 31. He passed away on December 14, 1942.

A membership certificate from the Michigan State Dental Society-1932

A membership certificate from the Michigan State Dental Society-1932

A membership certificate from the Michigan State Dental Society-1933

A membership certificate from the Michigan State Dental Society-1933

A membership certificate from the Michigan State Dental Society-1934

A membership certificate from the Michigan State Dental Society-1934

A membership certificate from the Michigan State Dental Society-1935

A membership certificate from the Michigan State Dental Society-1935

A membership certificate from the Michigan State Dental Society-1936

A membership certificate from the Michigan State Dental Society-1936

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This project is funded in part by Michigan Humanities Council, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.