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Alice Freeman Palmer

Alice Freeman Palmer
Short Name: Alice Freeman Palmer
Full Name: Palmer, Alice Freeman, 1855-1902
Birth Year: 1855
Death Year: 1902

Palmer, Alice, née Freeman, born at Colesville, N.Y., in 1855, and graduated from Michigan University, 1876. She took great interest in education, and held several responsible positions in connection therewith, including that of Dean of the Women's Department of the University of Chicago 1892-95. She held the degrees of PH.D., L.H.D., and LL.D. Married in 1887 to Prof. George H. Palmer, LL.D. She died suddenly in Paris in 1902. Her hymn "How sweet and silent is the place " (Holy Communion) was written in 1901. [M. C. Hazard, Ph. D.]

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)

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