Tag Archives: Amos Palmer

Primary Day History Mystery: This elected official, with a common touch, knew U.S. presidents

History Mystery, Pennsylvania Primary Election Day style: This York countian, right, has been a leader in his home county and a friend of U.S. presidents for decades. At the same time, this former educator has a common touch. Here, he … Continue reading

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Emailer from Holland: In search of the family of Amos Palmer from York, Pa.

York City Policeman Amos Palmer poses for a photograph, part of a cache found on eBay by a resident of The Netherlands. The photo’s owner is looking for Palmer’s family members, particularly the Jackson family from York. Also of interest: … Continue reading

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