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Frederic Lawrence Putnam

Frederic Lawrence Putnam, American investment banker. Served with infantry United States Army, 1918.


  • Putnam, Frederic Lawrence was born on October 15, 1895 in Salem, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Eben and Florence Maud (Tucker) Putnam.

  • Education

    • Graduate Wellesley High School, 1915. War certificate, Harvard, 1919.


    • With banking houses R. M. Grant & Company and Watkins & Company, 1918-1923. Organized banking firm Putnam & Storer, Inc., Boston, 1923, now F.L. Putnam & Company, Inc. Chairman of the Board Cape Cod Gas Company.

      Chairman, trustee Colonial Gas Energy System. Chairman of the Board Lowell Gas Company (Massachusetts), Gas, Inc. Advisory director Union National Bank, Lowell.

      Trustee St. Joseph’s Hospital, Lowell.


    Served with infantry United States Army, 1918. Clubs: Harvard (Boston and New York City).


    • Married second, Margaret E. Wilson, October 1938. Children: David Ward, Margaret Gail, John Stephen, Patricia Florence.
    • father: Eben Putnam
    • mother: Florence Maud (Tucker) Putnam
    • spouse: Margaret E. Wilson
    • children: David Ward Putnam
    • Margaret Gail Putnam
    • John Stephen Putnam
    • Patricia Florence Putnam
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    Born October 15, 1895
    Died March 2, 1977
    (aged 81)