Name: Susan Hart Dyer
Birth: 20 DEC 1879 in Annapolis, Maryland, United States
Census: 1880 Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States
DYER, SUSAN HART (chron.)
* A Song, (pm) Everybody’s Magazine Apr 1910
* Zamboanga, (pm) Everybody’s Magazine Aug 1912
DESCRIPTION: George Leland Dyer (Aug. 26, 1849-Apr. 2, 1914), son of George Washington and Mary Kelley Dyer, was born and reared in Calais, Maine. Appointed to the United States Naval Academy in 1866, he was graduated with honors in 1870. He was made an ensign in July, 1871. Dyer was promoted through grades to the rank of captain in Sept., 1905, and commodore in 1908, when he retired. He served aboard various sail and steam vessels and performed a variety of administrative duties. In 1875 Dyer married Susan Hart Palmer (Sept. 22, 1853-1921), one of five children of Oliver Hazzard and Susan Augusta Hart Palmer of New York. They had three children: George Palmer (b. Feb. 7, 1876), Susan Hart [Daisy] (b. Dec. 20, 1879), and Dorothy (b. May 7, 1886). Commodore and Mrs. Dyer retired to their home, The Anchorage, at Winter Park, Florida, in 1908, where they lived until they died. For further information concerning the family, see genealogical notes in folder #340.25.c.
21....Dyer Music Memorial Building
This was erected in 1939 in memory of Susan Hart Dyer, creator and director of the Rollins Conservatory of Music, to be used for student recitals.
Father: George Leland Dyer b: 26 AUG 1849 in Calais, Maine, United States
Mother: Susan Hart Palmer b: 22 SEP 1853 in Rochester, New York, United States