Herbert, 1861–1955, U.S. librarian: headed Library of Congress 1899–1939.
Israel, 1718–90, American Revolutionary general.
Rufus, 1738–1824, American Revolutionary officer: engineer and colonizer in Ohio.
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How to use Putnam in a sentence
Fifty years after Putnam died in 1950, those documents, which his widow gave to Putnam’s granddaughter, were donated to Purdue — paving the way for their publication.Amelia Earhart’s long-hidden poems reveal an enigma’s inner thoughts | Christine Negroni | October 17, 2021 | Washington Post
Putnam is also the author of the landmark book Bowling Alone, which was published in 2000.
In October Putnam and his associate Adam Hunt traveled to Pennsylvania to interview author Stacy Brown.Inside the Latest Michael Jackson Trial—the One With $40 Billion on the Line | Diane Dimond | April 1, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Distinguished names in this tradition include Edward Banfield, Robert Putnam, and David Landes.
The Harvard philosopher Hilary Putnam writes, "enough may not be everything, but enough is enough."
Putnam will still be around to explain how they change the political calculus.Is Delegate Counter Josh Putnam the Nate Silver of the 2012 Race? | Ben Jacobs | April 5, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
If you were making a list of the breakout stars of the 2012 cycle,” said Mahtesian, “Putnam is at the top of the list.Is Delegate Counter Josh Putnam the Nate Silver of the 2012 Race? | Ben Jacobs | April 5, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
The pair told Ritter what they thought of him, and each declared that he was going to expose the bully to Captain Putnam.The Mystery at Putnam Hall | Arthur M. Winfield
"And I shall hate to leave Putnam Hall," answered the former major of the school battalion.The Mystery at Putnam Hall | Arthur M. Winfield
Samuel Putnam, a Massachusetts judge and senator, died at Somerville, aged 85.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
Aleck was a colored man who had once worked at Putnam Hall, but who was now attached to the Rover household.The Rover Boys on the Farm | Arthur M. Winfield (AKA Edward Stratemeyer)
"It won't be long now before we'll have to get back to Putnam Hall," observed Sam, as they drove along.The Rover Boys on the Farm | Arthur M. Winfield (AKA Edward Stratemeyer)
British Dictionary definitions for Putnam
Israel. 1718–90, American general in the War of Independence
his cousin Rufus. 1738–1824, American soldier in the War of Independence; surveyor general of the US (1796–1803)
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