from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Palmer, Alice Elvira Freeman 1855-1902. American educator who was president of Wellesley College (1882-1888) and dean of women at the University of Chicago (1892-1895).
- Palmer, Arnold Born 1929. American golfer who was the first to win four Masters championships (1958, 1960, 1962, and 1964).
- Palmer, James Alvin Known as "Jim.” Born 1945. American baseball player. A right-handed pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles (1965-1984), he won 20 or more games during eight separate seasons and won the Cy Young Award three times (1973, 1975, and 1976).
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- proper n. An English surname.
From Middle English palmer ("a pilgrim from the Holy Land"), from Old French. (Wiktionary)