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State agency administrator

Borden Roger Putnam,, American state agency administrator. Member of Society Chemical Industry (executive committee), Chemical Marketing Research Association (past president, Distinguished Service award 1979), Indian Trail, Arcola Country, Sigma Xi, Princeton Club New York.


Putnam,, Borden Roger was born on March 18, 1922 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Borden Roger and Mabel Ashley (Ernst) Putnam.


Biosystems Engineering with Honors, Princeton University, 1943. ChE, Princeton University, 1943.


With Cyanamid Corp, Wayne, New Jersey, since 1947. President Lederle Laboratories division, 1968—1971. Vice president American Cyanamid, 1971—1972, senior vice president, director, 1971—1972.

Commissioner New Jersey Department Commerce. Chairman New Jersey Economic Development Authority, since 1982. Member advisory council department chemical engineering Princeton University Lay.

Leader, trustee Grace Methodist Church, Wyckoff, New Jersey. Board overseers Institute of Technology. Vice chairman, trustee Montclair State College.

Trustee The Valley Hospital. With United States Navy, 1943-1946.


Served with United States Navy, 1943-1946. Member Chemical Mktg.Research Association (past president, Distinguished Service award 1979), Society Chem.Industry (Executive Committee), Princeton. Clubs: Arcola Country, Indian Trail.


Married, December 9, 1950. Children: Ashley Elizabeth, Andrea Jean;1 child Borden Roger III.

Borden Roger Putnam

Mabel Ashley (Ernst) Putnam

December 9

Andrea Jean Putnam

Borden Roger III Putnam

Ashley Elizabeth Putnam