Marietta, OH Ohio River Drowning, Jul 1915

Dies With Girl He Tries to Save

MARIETTA, O., July 25.---Lewis W. Putnam, aged 23, and Miss Edna L. Kuntz, aged 20, were drowned here today while bathing in the Ohio River. Putnam lost his life while trying to rescue the girl, to whom he was engaged.

The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA 26 Jul 1915