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Raymond A. Palmer

Born: Aug 1, 1910

Death: Aug 15, 1977

Birthplace: Milwaukee

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Raymond A. Palmer

Date of Birth : Aug 1, 1910
Date of Death : Aug 15, 1977
Birth Place : Milwaukee

Raymond Arthur Palmer was the influential editor of Amazing Stories from 1938 through 1949, when he left publisher Ziff-Davis to publish and edit Fate Magazine, and eventually many other magazines and books through his own publishing houses, including Amherst Press and Palmer Publications. In addition to magazines such as Mystic, Search, and 'Flying Saucers," he published numerous spirtualist books, including Oahspe: A New Bible, as well as several books related to flying saucers, including "The Coming of the Saucers," co-written by Palmer with Kenneth Arnold. Palmer was also a prolific author of science fiction and fantasy stories, many of which were published under pseudonyms.


  • Writer
  • Editor

Also known as

  • Raymond Palmer
  • Raymond Arthur Palmer
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