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Mrs. David Binney Putnam Sr.

Wrong David Binney Putnam Sr.?

Professor

Harvard University
1350 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
United States

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  • Roxbury School
  • University of California
  • Harvard University
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As New York Times columnist David ...
www.aslanmedia.com, 26 April 2012 [cached]
As New York Times columnist David Brooks reported on a study by Harvard political scientist David Putnam, the children of the affluent are now raised in starkly different ways from those of the less affluent, resulting in different opportunities.
Amelia Earhart Museum
www.ameliaearhartmuseum.org [cached]
The wall of this room, which is lined with bookcases in which books by Mr. Putnam and his 17-year-old son, David Binney Putnam, stand out, are painted with a mustard yellow, adding to the homelike cheerfulness.
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Mrs. Putnam Sr. said today that the engagement dated back about three months, and that it was not until last night that she was informed that they were to be married today.
"They telephoned me from New York and told me they would be married here today," she said.
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"There was no fuss, no religious ceremony, no demonstration," said Mrs. Putnam, pointing out that the house contained no flowers and that no one in the neighborhood had been informed.
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Mrs. Putnam Sr. wore a gray Canton crepe house dress, and Mr. Putnam and the other men wore business attire.
Mrs. Putnam Sr. said she had never flown, but that, although somewhat fearful, she intended to take a flight with Miss Earhart soon.
"I'll take you for a ride the next time I come up here," she quoted her daughter-in-law as remarking.
"I'll not be afraid with her," she said.
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The couple met in 1928, when Mr. Putnam was preparing to manage and direct the famous transatlantic flight which Miss Earhart was to take with the late Wilmer Stultz, pilot, and Lou Gordon, mechanic, in the tri-motored Fokker Friendship.
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In April 1928, when the transatlantic flight was in preparation, with Mrs. Frederick Guest financing it, Mr. Putnam selected Miss Earhart to make the flight.
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Mr. Putnam is the grandson of the late George Palmer Putnam and a son of the late John Bishop Putnam, as well as a nephew of the late Major George Haven Putnam.
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His elder son, David Binney Putnam, has written three books about his explorations with William Beebe in the tropics and with his father in the North.
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Mr. Putnam organized and headed two scientific expeditions, one to Greenland under the auspices of the American Museum of Natural History and the other to Baffin Island for the American Geographical Society. He is the author of four books, his most recent one having been " Andree, the Record of a Tragic Adventure ," in which he described the pioneer efforts of the explorer Andree to reach the North Pole by air and the flight's tragic aftermath.
Mr. Putnam's marriage was his second, his first wife, Mrs. Dorothy Binney Putnam, having divorced him in Reno, Nev., in December, 1929, on a formal charge of failure to provide.
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George Palmer Putnam Jr., who is 9 years old, is in Florida with his mother, and David Binney Putnam is a student at the Roxbury School, Cheshire, Conn.
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Mr. Putnam has a country home at Rye, N.Y., but the couple for the present will occupy an apartment at the Hotel Wyndham, 42 West Fifty-eighth Street.
Mr. Putnam is vice president of the Explorers Club and a member of the Harvard, Wilderness, Century, Campfire, Coffee House and Apawamis Clubs. He attended Harvard University and the University of California.
The book is American Grace: How ...
www.ldsmag.com, 12 Jan 2012 [cached]
The book is American Grace: How Religion Unites and Divides Us (2010) by Harvard Professor David Putnam and Notre Dame Professor David Campbell (a Mormon).
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The book is American Grace: How Religion Unites and Divides Us (2010) by Harvard Professor David Putnam and Notre Dame Professor David Campbell (a Mormon).
The wall of this room, which ...
www.ameliaearhartmuseum.org, 20 May 2006 [cached]
The wall of this room, which is lined with bookcases in which books by Mr. Putnam and his 17-year-old son, David Binney Putnam, stand out, are painted with a mustard yellow, adding to the homelike cheerfulness.
...
"There was no fuss, no religious ceremony, no demonstration," said Mrs. Putnam, pointing out that the house contained no flowers and that no one in the neighborhood had been informed.
...
Mrs. Putnam Sr. wore a gray Canton crepe house dress, and Mr. Putnam and the other men wore business attire.
Mrs. Putnam Sr. said she had never flown, but that, although somewhat fearful, she intended to take a flight with Miss Earhart soon.
"I'll take you for a ride the next time I come up here," she quoted her daughter-in-law as remarking.
"I'll not be afraid with her," she said.
...
The couple met in 1928, when Mr. Putnam was preparing to manage and direct the famous transatlantic flight which Miss Earhart was to take with the late Wilmer Stultz, pilot, and Lou Gordon, mechanic, in the tri-motored Fokker Friendship.
...
In April 1928, when the transatlantic flight was in preparation, with Mrs. Frederick Guest financing it, Mr. Putnam selected Miss Earhart to make the flight.
...
Mr. Putnam is the grandson of the late George Palmer Putnam and a son of the late John Bishop Putnam, as well as a nephew of the late Major George Haven Putnam.
...
His elder son, David Binney Putnam, has written three books about his explorations with William Beebe in the tropics and with his father in the North.
...
Mr. Putnam organized and headed two scientific expeditions, one to Greenland under the auspices of the American Museum of Natural History and the other to Baffin Island for the American Geographical Society.He is the author of four books, his most recent one having been "Andree, the Record of a Tragic Adventure," in which he described the pioneer efforts of the explorer Andree to reach the North Pole by air and the flight's tragic aftermath.
Mr. Putnam's marriage was his second, his first wife, Mrs. Dorothy Binney Putnam, having divorced him in Reno, Nev., in December, 1929, on a formal charge of failure to provide.
...
George Palmer Putnam Jr., who is 9 years old, is in Florida with his mother, and David Binney Putnam is a student at the Roxbury School, Cheshire, Conn.
...
Mr. Putnam has a country home at Rye, N.Y., but the couple for the present will occupy an apartment at the Hotel Wyndham, 42 West Fifty-eighth Street.
Mr. Putnam is vice president of the Explorers Club and a member of the Harvard, Wilderness, Century, Campfire, Coffee House and Apawamis Clubs.He attended Harvard University and the University of California.
Council Gives OK to Pool Project
www.losaltoscommunitypool.org, 27 Aug 2005 [cached]
Which is akin to bowling alone, the phrase coined by David Putnam, the Harvard professor who wrote about the decline of civic social fabric, the disconnectedness that impoverishes lives and communities.
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