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Jasper S. Bilby
: Mr. J. S. Bilby, formerly Chief Signal Man in the Coast Survey died at his home in Osgood, Ind., on July 18th. Mr. Bilby had a long and meritorious career with the Bureau. He entered the service in 1884 and retired in 1937, at the age of 73. His most noteworthy accomplishment was the design and construction of the Bilby Steel Tower which is used by all triangulation parties now.

In: “The Buzzard,” Vol. 17, No. 30, p. 8. July 26, 1949.

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