Daniel David Palmer

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Birthday
7, 1845
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Oct 20, 1913 (68)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
7, 1845
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Oct 20, 1913 (68)

About

Founder of chiropractics who theorized that many of our illnesses come from a misalignment of the spine.

Before Fame

After moving with his family to America, he worked as a beekeeper, a grocery store owner, and a teacher.

Trivia

He discovered that a janitor who was hard of hearing had a lump in his back, which he thought was related to his impairment.

Family Life

He and his son, B.J., often strongly disagreed on the direction his chiropractic school should take.

Associated With

Doctor Alex Comfort was another controversial figure that many considered a quack.