Monday, December 22, 2014

Lowell Observatory Trustee Emeritus William Lowell Putnam Dies

Flagstaff, Arizona – William Lowell Putnam, III (“Bill”) died yesterday at the age of 90. Putnam was a prominent alpinist, broadcaster, and, for 26 years, Sole Trustee of the observatory his great uncle Percival Lowell founded in 1894. Lowell Observatory director Jeffrey Hall said, “Bill Putnam is one of the monumental figures in the 120-year […]

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