Herbert Putnam

Herbert Putnam bio

Birth Name: Herbert Putnam

Occupation: Politician

Place Of Birth: New York

Date Of Birth: September 20, 1861

Date Of Death: August 14, 1955

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Herbert Putnam was born on the 20th of September, 1861. He was popular for being a Politician. Head of the Library of Congress for the first four decades of the 20th century who helped make it a world-renowned institution. He was also an Associate Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Herbert Putnam was born in New York. He studied at Harvard University and read law at Columbia, but decided to go into administrating libraries; first at Minnesota, then at Boston. He expanded the budget allotted to the Library of Congress, and helped organize its material, working during WWI to distribute books overseas to the fighting men.

Herbert Putnam was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Herbert Putnam was born in 1860s.

Herbert Putnam is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Herbert Putnam’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Herbert Putnam’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Herbert Putnam was born in the Year of the Rooster.

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Zodiac Sign: Herbert Putnam was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Herbert Putnam was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: Herbert Putnam had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Herbert Putnam’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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