Frank Putnam Flint

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Frank Putnam Flint
United States Senator
from California
In office
March 4, 1905 – March 4, 1911
Preceded by Thomas R. Bard
Succeeded by John D. Works
Personal details
Born (1862-07-15)July 15, 1862
North Reading, Massachusetts
Died February 11, 1929(1929-02-11) (aged 66)
Political party Republican

Frank Putnam Flint (July 15, 1862 – February 11, 1929) was a politician and banker. He served as United States Attorney for the Southern District of California from 1897 to 1901 and as a U.S. Senator from California from 1905 until 1911, as a Republican. Flint served one term in the Senate and did not seek reelection.

The city of La Cañada Flintridge, California is named, in part, for him, as he was a developer of Flintridge, which merged with La Cañada in the late 20th century. As a Senator from California, he played a great part in making the Mission style the official architectural style of government buildings in Southern California[citation needed] and played a major political role in bringing Owens Valley water to metropolitan Los Angeles.

On his death in 1929, Flint was interred in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale.

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United States Senate
Preceded by
Thomas R. Bard
U.S. Senator (Class 1) from California
Served alongside: George C. Perkins
Succeeded by
John D. Works