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George Palmer Putnam, Jr
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Birth: May 9, 1921
Rye
Westchester County
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 31, 2013
Browns Farm
Palm Beach County
Florida, USA

George Palmer Putnam, Jr., age 92 of Boynton Beach passed away Saturday, August 31, 2013 at his home.

George was preceded in death by his son, George.

He is survived by his wife, Marie W. Putnam; 5 children, Dorothy (Russell) Kortlever, Richard Allen (Diane) Putnam, Cynthia (Joe) Crankshaw, Susan (Thomas) Smith and Steven Kutzer; 10 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

AM Saturday, September 7, 2013 at St. Joseph Episcopal Church & Columbarium, 3300 South Seacrest Blvd., Boynton Beach, FL 33435.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Joseph's Episcopal Church in George's memory.

Published in The Palm Beach Post from September 3 to September 4, 2013

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He was the son of George Palmer Putnam, September 7, 1887 January 4, 1950, and Dorothy (Binney) Palmer, 18881982.

His father was the widower of famed aviator, Amelia Earhart, July 24, 1897 disappeared July 2, 1937.

His father's grandfather, George Palmer Putnam, February 7, 1814 December 20, 1872, was the co-founder of New York the publishing company, Wiley & Putnam, which became G.P. Putnam's Sons after his death.

His mother's father, Edwin Binney, 18661934, is best known for his invention (along with his cousin C. Harold Smith) of the Crayola crayon. Binney Drive on Hutchinson Island in Fort Pierce is named for him. 
 
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 Parents:
  George Palmer Putnam (1887 - 1950)
 
 Sibling:
  David Binney Putnam (1913 - 1992)*
  George Palmer Putnam (1921 - 2013)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Joseph's Episcopal Church Columbarium
Boynton Beach
Palm Beach County
Florida, USA
 
Created by: Martin Weybright
Record added: Sep 04, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 116523747
George Palmer Putnam, Jr
Added by: Dan & Karen Read
 
George Palmer Putnam, Jr
Added by: Dan & Karen Read
 
 
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- R I P
 Added: Aug. 24, 2014
I was very fortunate to be able to speak to George Jr. once before he passed away. He was a wonderful man, with a lot of great memories. Always enjoyed talking to his wife on the phone about his step-mom Amelia Earhart. He is now reunited with his dad and...(Read more)
- Joshua Chaires
 Added: Sep. 13, 2013
US NAVY WW II
- Martin Weybright
 Added: Sep. 4, 2013
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