Museum the New Llano Colony



Lile Palmer

Birth: Born around 1929 in Minnesota.  

Description:  

Pre-Colony History: First came to the colony in October 1929 with his parents and siblings and there were a lot of them -- possibly 10-11 in the group. They arrived in a covered truck which might be called a house, that Comrade Palmer had built for himself.

In 1932, the Palmer family is reported to have returned to the colony after having left almost two years before -- this time the group included the parents and six children. They came from Minnesota.  

Family Information: Son of Curtis and Mary Palmer.

Brother of Ted, Maxine, Alford, Jesse, Marie and Lue.  

Job in Colony:  

Home in Colony: In May 1930 the family moved to one of the poultry farms.  

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Sources: "Llano Colonist": November 2, 1929, May 3, 1930, November 12, 1932; US Census: 1930