|Name||Douglas H. Palmer|
Trenton, New Jersey , United States
|| October 19, 1951
|Last Modifed||User 13|
Dec 13, 2005 08:33pm
|Info||He was born Douglas Harold Palmer on October 19, 1951 and raised in his family home on Edgewood Avenue in Trenton. Mayor Palmer attended Trenton Public Schools during his formative years and graduated from Bordentown Military Institute in Bordentown, NJ. He is a college graduate of Hampton University in Hampton, Virginia where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management in 1973. Mayor Palmer played football and baseball while in college and was named to the all-conference baseball team in 1970, '71 and '72. |
Since being elected, Mayor Palmer has made tremendous strides in re-building his hometown. He has implemented changes and improvements in every area of city government. Mayor Palmer has orchestrated plans that have increased affordable housing, expanded recreational programs, improved healthcare (particularly for children, the elderly and poor) and established partnerships that have resulted in numerous economic development projects that have created jobs for residents.