Putnam, Dr. Clarence Simeon 16.sep.1859-25.feb.1944 USA Vermont, Barre - North Dakota, Fargo
physician, bandmaster, 1878-1879 studied music at Dartmouth College in Hanover NH, 1880-1883 residing with his widowed mother in Barre he graduated in medicine from the Hahnemann Medical College in Chicago, 1884 he settled as physician in Ada Minnesota where he was bandmaster of the Ada Band, 1900 as physician residing in Casselton North Dakota, 1902-1944 bandmaster of the North Dakota Agricultural College Gold Star Band in Fargo, 1904 a fire destroyed his medical office in Fargo whereupon he began music teaching and by 1910 was professor of music at the North Dakota Agricultural College in Fargo, 1928-1942 residing at 920 North 12th Avenue, buried at Casselton Cemetery Cass County ; son of merchant/farmer George B Putnam (Vermont, Bethel 18.apr.1829-26.nov.1864 Baltimore) and Caroline Eliza Simson (NH, Claremont may.1829-1927 North Dakota, Lisbon, bur. Casselton) ; 30.mar.1881 in Unity he married Celia E Johnson (NH, Unity 1.jul.1861-) ; 30.nov.1898 in Fargo he married Bertha Townsend (Vermont, Rutland 17.nov.1874-15.jul.1963 Fargo)

Title Parts

[] Champlain. Song
words Dr. D. D. Fisher
in the University of Vermont Song-book, published by Hinds and Eldredge, New York City

[] North Dakota hymn. Bismarck 1927
words James William Foley (1874-1939, of Bismarck)
arr of the tune "The Austrian hymn" by Dr. C. S. Putnam
adopted as state song for North Dakota 15mar1947

[] The Bachman Band march
pub Barnhouse 1935
[cornetist Harold Burton Bachman (Atlanta, Illinois 2sep1892-), conducted the North Dakota Agricultural College Band 1914-1916]

[] Two pair of slippers. Trombone quartet
pub Fillmore 1938

[] The elephant's dance. Tuba
pub Fillmore 1939

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