Harvey Palmer (1903 - 1977)

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Cascade, Cascade County, Montana

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Armella Simon and John Palmer

Armella Simon and John Palmer

Grace Leota Palmer

Grace Leota Palmer

Palmer Family Portrait

Palmer Family Portrait

Orlena and Fred Palmer

Orlena and Fred Palmer

Casad Sisters

Casad Sisters

Harry Gilbert Palmer

Harry Gilbert Palmer

Mary Ann Palmer

Mary Ann Palmer

Benjamin E Palmer

Benjamin E Palmer

Mildred Stuart Palmer

Mildred Stuart Palmer

Kenrick C Palmer family

Kenrick C Palmer family

Kenrick C Palmer & children

Kenrick C Palmer & children

Kenrick C Palmer

Kenrick C Palmer

Buffie Palmer

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stepheny born on November21, 1969 Armella Simon and John Palmer Grace Leota Palmer Palmer Family Portrait

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1903 - In the year that Harvey Palmer was born, the United States Department of Commerce and Labor was created by President Theodore Roosevelt to control the excesses of big business. Renamed the Department of Commerce 10 years later, many departments concerned with workers were transferred to the Department of Labor at that time. Another spin-off, the Bureau of Corporations, became the Federal Trade Commission.

1920 - At the age of 17 years old, Harvey was alive when speakeasies replaced saloons as the center of social activity. After the 18th Amendment was ratified and selling alcohol became illegal, saloons closed and speakeasies took their place. Speakeasies, also called a blind pig or blind tiger, were "so called because of the practice of speaking quietly about such a place in public, or when inside it, so as not to alert the police or neighbors". There were a lot of them and they were very popular. And where saloons often prohibited women, they were encouraged at speakeasies because of the added profits.

1923 - By the time he was 20 years old, Harlem's Cotton Club opened in New York City. Owned by a bootlegger and gangster, it was a 700 seat speakeasy that catered to a "white only" clientele. But most of the entertainers were African-American and featured some of the best entertainers of the time such as Lena Horne, the Nicholas Brothers, Ethel Waters, and Cab Calloway.

1954 - By the time he was 51 years old, from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

1977 - In the year of Harvey Palmer's passing, on May 25th, Star Wars premiered in theaters. Eventually, it became the highest-grossing film of all time - until E.T. surpassed it a few years later. It was an immediate hit with theatergoers.

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Harvey Palmer died in January 1977 at 73 years old. There is no listed cause of death. He was born on October 19, 1903. We have no information about Harvey's immediate family. We know that Harvey Palmer had been residing in Cascade, Cascade County, Montana.

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