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Peter Brock Putnam, American author, lecturer.

Background

Putnam, Peter Brock was born on June 11, 1920 in Georgia, United States. Son of Brock and Margaret (Faber) Putnam.

Education

Graduate, Hill School, 1938. Bachelor, Princeton, 1942. Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton, 1950.

Career

Lecturer history Princeton, 1950-1955. Vice president Unitarian Universalist Association, 1965-1967. Consultant recording for the blind and dyslexic, 1988-1998.

Works

Membership

President Chapin School, 1961-1963. Executive committee Princeton Alumni Council, 1972-1976. Board directors Recording for Blind, 1955-1998, president, 1976-1980.

Board directors Massachusetts Association Blind, 1967-1971, Star Island corporation. President Unitarian Church, 1954-1957. Board directors Lucerna Fund, 1976-1998.

Trustee Seeing Eye, 1981-1990. Trustee Continental Association Funeral and Memorial Societies, 1983-1989. President Memorial Society Fund, 1983-1987, Talking Books for Hospitals, 1983-1987.

Member Author's League, Princeton Memorial Association (board directors 1956-1998, president 1988-1998). Clubs: Cottage, Princeton Triangle (trustee 1962-1987), Nassau Club.

Connections

Married Durinda Dobbins, August 12, 1944. Children: Brock II, Barbara Durinda, John Gerry.

father:
Brock Putnam

mother:
Margaret (Faber) Putnam

spouse:
Durinda Dobbins

children:
Brock II Putnam

Barbara Durinda Putnam

John Gerry Putnam