Ralph E. Palmer
PALMER, Ralph E.: M. D.; b. Mich., 1875; s. Edward B. and Emily H. (Watson) P.; Educ.: Pub. schs. Mich.; Orchard Lake, Military Acad.; Univ. Mich; grad. Chicago Coll. Phys. and Surg., 1900; Interne Cook Co., Hosp., Ill., 1900-02; Interne Lakeside Hosp., 6 mos.; m. Mary Pennell, Lima, O., 1898; children - Elizabeth, Harriet and Margaret; Career: Came to Ariz., 1902, located at Prescott, rem'd. 4 mos.; Campe Verde 1 yr.; Roosevelt, Ariz., 5 yrs. local surg. for reclamation service; removed to Mesa 1907; completed South Side Hospital, Mesa, 1913, with which he is still assoc'd.; Mem. Mesa City Council 1908-12; Mayor, City, 1910-12; Republican. Affil.: Espiscopalian; 32nd Degr. Mason; mem. Mystic Shrine; B.P.O.E.; K. of P.; Improved Order of Red Mem; mem. local Med. Socs, also Ariz. St. Med. Soc., Amer. Med. Ass'n.; Hobby: History, collecting pioneer photographs. Home: Mesa.