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Mr. James W. Cronk, official in charge at the Shreveport station, was retired May 31, 1937. Mr. Cronk was born at Flint, Mich., on May 14, 1867. He entered the Weather Bureau service on October 10, 1887, serving as assistant at Atlanta, Boston, Norfolk, and Philadelphia, and as official in charge at Columbus, S.C. Jupiter Fla., Port Huron, and Shreveport.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, May 1937]



Mr. Arthur W. Crosby died at Boston on February 10, 1924. He was born in Macomb County, Mich., on April 29, 1847. Enlisting in the Twenty-third Indiana Volunteers when but seventeen, he served until the close of the civil war. Mr. Crosby entered the weather service on December 27, 1890. Early in 1892 he was assigned to Boston, where he was stationed until his death.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, February 1924]


Mrs. Rose I. Cullen, clerk in the fiscal section of the Central Office, retired because of physical disability at the termination of August 31, 1944. She was born in Baltimore, Md., on August 22, 1884 and entered the Weather Bureau on September 2, 1926, by transfer from the Veterans Bureau.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, September 1944]



Mr. Noble M. Cunningham, observer, in charge of the station at Red Bluff, Cal., died May 19, 1918. He was appointed March 7, 1899. Mr. Cunningham was one of the best linguists in the service. In addition to English, he could speak French, Spanish and German, and could translate Portuguese, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, and Russian. On account of these qualifications he was offered an assignment in the Central Office a short time before his death, but he preferred to remain at Red Bluff. -- May 1918



Mr. William S. Currier,
who was retired at the termination of May 31, 1934, died at Toledo on May 6, 1944. A notice of his retirement and outline of his services will be found in TOPICS and PERSONNEL for May 1934.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, July 1944]



Mr. Frederick S. Cushing, observer, died April 20, 1918. Mr. Cushing was appointed on April 29, 1907, and served at several stations. At the time of his death he was an assistant at Philadelphia, Pa., where he had been on duty for nearly two years. Mr. Cushing died as a result of an operation performed a short time prior to his death. -- May 1918



Mr. David Cuthbertson
,
in the Weather Service continuously for more than 53 years and in charge at Buffalo for almost 42 years, was retired December 31, 1925. He was born at Greenock, Scotland, on June 17, 1851. Enlisting in the Signal Corps on November 16, 1872, he was stationed at New York from 1873 to 1877, and was in charge at Cleveland until 1879, at Cape Henry until 1880, at Columbus until 1884, and at Buffalo thereafter.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, December 1925]




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