1935 – 2022

Thomas Milton Putnam of Candler, North Carolina passed away on November 15, 2022. He was 87 years old.

Thomas was born April 5, 1935 and served on the USS Yorktown (CV-10) in 1958 as a Photographer’s Mate. He had graduated from the Naval School of Photography. After the Navy, he continued as a photographer. He was a member of Corbis and The Stock Market photo agencies, New York. From 1982 to 2000, he was the Director of Photography at the Institute of IFAS, University of Floriday in Gainesville.