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Alexander Smith Palmer, 1806-1894

Nationality: American
Date of Birth: 1806
Place of Birth: Stonington, CT
Date of Death: 1894
Place of Death: Stonington, CT

Life:

Palmer became famous for saving the passengers and crew of the English ship Dorothy, 4 July 1833, and the Eugenia in 1840, for which he received a gold medal from Queen Victoria.

Bibliography:

Johnson, Rossiter (ed.), The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans, 10 vols., Boston, 1904, vol. 7.