Charles Claude Putnam Sr

13 March 1910–9 November 2002 (Age 92)
Colorado City, El Paso, Colorado, United States

The Life of Charles Claude

When Charles Claude Putnam Sr was born on 13 March 1910, in Colorado City, El Paso, Colorado, United States, his father, Claude Elmer Putnam, was 29 and his mother, Mary Eugenia Maxwell, was 25. He married Wilhelmina Geraldine Meenderink on 3 December 1934, in Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Issaquah, King, Washington, United States in 1920 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. He died on 9 November 2002, in Huntsville, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Charles Claude Putnam Sr
Wilhelmina Geraldine Meenderink
Marriage: 3 December 1934
Carol Joye Putnam

Spouse and Children

3 December 1934
Weber, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1914 · The American Can Company of Utah Building Complex

Age 4

The American Can Company of Utah Building Complex was built downtown Ogden on 20th and Lincoln Ave. It employed over 450 people and produced millions of cans of food from crops of local farmers. It was closed in 1979 but was added as a Historic Place in 2005 to the National Register. It has also become a headquarters for Amer Sports.
1934 · The Construction of a Reservoir

Age 24

In 1933 the funds were obtained to start building a reservoir at the Pineview site. President Roosevelt then authorized the Ogden River Project on November 16, 1935 and was supervised and fully funded under the National Industrial Recovery Act.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places, in Hertfordshire and Surrey, called Puttenham, from the genitive case of the Old English byname Putta, meaning ‘kite’ (the bird) + Old English hām ‘homestead’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Claud Chas Putnam in household of Claud E Putnam, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Charles Putnam in household of Claude Putnam, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Charles C Putnam in household of Claude E Putnam, "United States Census, 1930"

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