Ferndale, MI Author Publishes Book on Historical Figure of Michigan

August 14, 2018 (PRLEAP.COM) Entertainment News
The Sage of the Log Cabin: The Life of Senator Thomas W. Palmer, a new book by Gregory C. Piazza, has been released by RoseDog Books.

The Sage of the Log Cabin traces the life and times of Michigan's U.S. Senator Thomas W. Palmer (1830 to 1913) and his wife, Elizabeth (1837 to 1916). After serving in various positions, Thomas became a U.S. Senator (1883 to 1889) and delivered the first speech advocating for women's suffrage ever given in the U.S. Senate. He served as Envoy to Spain and President of the Chicago Columbian Exhibition (World's Fair). Mrs. Palmer endowed the Merrill Palmer Institute for Motherhood and Home Training, now the Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute at Wayne State University.

About the Author
Gregory C. Piazza is a retired fundraising executive in the nonprofit field in Michigan. He has researched, written and conducted tours of historic Detroit districts and architects for the last 30 years. His research led to the designation of the Palmer Park apartments National Historic Places District. He has also written A History of Detroit's Palmer Park (2015).

The Sage of the Log Cabin: The Life of Senator Thomas W. Palmer is a 136-page paperback with a retail price of $29.00. The ISBN is 978-1-4809-7846-1. It was published by RoseDog Books of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For more information, or to request a review copy, please go to our virtual pressroom at www.dorrancepressroom.com or our online bookstore at www.rosedogbookstore.com.

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