Captain Cornelius D. Meany
retired on July 31, 1959, after over 32 years of service
Coast and Geodetic Survey.
Captain Meany is a native of Marlboro, Massachusetts, where
he received his early education. He was later a student at the
University of Maine, Thayer School of Civil Engineering and
Dartmouth College. He was graduated from Dartmouth College in
1918 with a Bachelor of Science Degree. His entire professional
career has been devoted to service in the Survey.
His field assignments included those of navigator, executive
office, and commanding officer of survey ships along the coastal