HIRAM PALMER                          GRAVESTONE PHOTO                      

South Kansas Tribune, Wednesday, April 29, 1885, Pg. 3:


            Hiram Palmer, aged 41 years, died yesterday in his rooms over Robertsí drug store.  He was a cousin of ex-Governor Palmer, of Illinois.  His funeral takes place this afternoon, in charge of the G. A. R., Rev. A. Coffey officiating.

Contributed by Mrs. Maryann Johnson a Civil war researcher and a volunteer in the Kansas Room of the Independence Public Library, Independence, Kansas.