- Born July 8, 1888 in McGrawville, New York.
- Parents were EPHRAIM CLARK PALMER and LAURA LINCOLN DARROW.
- Married KATHERINE HILTON VAN WINKLE. She was the daughter of JACOB OUTWATER VAN WINKLE.
- Died December 18, 1970 in Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York.
- LAURENCE VAN WINKLE PALMER, born in 1923; died in 1940.
- RICHARD ROBIN PALMER, born April 8, 1930; died in August 20, 2010.