Jean Mackenzie Putnam, D. D. S. - One of the leading professional women of Columbus is Doctor Putnam, dentist,
with offices at 206 East State Street. She was born at Athens, Ohio, the daughter of George I. and Ida (Lamb) Putnam.
George I. Putnam, retired, is a native of Ohio. He was born at Marietta, December 28, 1858, and until his retirement
was numbered among the successful merchants of Marietta. His wife is the daughter of Alexander and Abigail Lamb,
natives of Athens, Ohio. To Mr. and Mrs. Putnam were born five children: Harriet, a teacher in the public schools
of Denver, Colorado; Susan, married William Clark, who is associated with the Curtiss Airplane Company, Chicago;
Dorothy, a teacher in the public schools of Shaker Heights, Ohio; Israel, who is identified with the Stearns Company,
bonds and securities, New York City; and Jean Mackenzie, the subject of this sketch.
Jean Mackenzie Putnam received her early education in the public schools of Athens and in 1907 entered Ohio University,
from which she received the degree of Bachelor of Arts in 1911. She then came to Columbus where she was associated
with the dental practice of Dr. W. I. Jones as assistant. She entered the College of Dentistry, Ohio State University,
in 1914, and received the degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery in 1918. She has since engaged in private practice
and is recognized as a specialist in children's dental work.
Doctor Putnam is a member of Central Presbyterian Church, Women's Republican Club, and Zonta Club. She is identified
with the Interstate Association of Anaesthetists.
History of Franklin County, Ohio
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka - Indianapolis 1930
Franklin County, OH
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