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 Victor Allen “Swifty” Palmer

Victor Allen “Swifty” Palmer

Birth
Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 4 May 1994 (aged 94)
Burial Annville, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot 8-C, 169
Memorial ID 2580712 · View Source
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Victor “Swifty” Palmer peddled produce along the street in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania for almost 45 years, used to own a gas station on Buford Avenue, managed “girly” shows, was part of the circus, got a pension for fighting in the war in 1918, and was never without his trademark cigar.
“Swifty” died at the age 94 on Wednesday, May 4, 1994. He was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, the son of John B. and Anastasia Palmer. Swifty served in the U.S. Army and was a veteran of World War. He was an auctioneer in Gettysburg for a number of years and owned and operated a produce market for more than 50 years. He was a member of VFW Post 15 and Albert J. Lentz Post 202 of the American Legion.

Funeral services were held May 9, 1994 at the Monahan Funeral Home in Gettysburg.

(Gettysburg Times, May 5, 1994)


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  • Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs
  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 2580712
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Victor Allen “Swifty” Palmer (1 Mar 1900–4 May 1994), Find A Grave Memorial no. 2580712, citing Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by US Veterans Affairs Office (contributor 5) .