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Mr. Henry Goucher, in charge of the forecast map force of the Central Office, died of pneumonia on April 1, 1924. Mr. Goucher was born in Ireland on October 5, 1860. He enlisted in the Signal Corps on January 15, 1886; and in the same year, as heliograph operator, "rendered most valuable service during the Geronimo campaign", in Arizona, which resulted in the surrender of the hostile Apaches to General Miles. He was in charge of the signal stations at Fort Bowie and Fort Apache, Ariz., until 1891; was assigned to the New York station from 1892 to 1903, and thereafter to the Central Office.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, March 1924]




Mr. William H. Gould, printer at the San Francisco station, serving under a continuance, was retired June 1, 1925, on account of ill health. Mr. Gould was born at San Francisco, Calif., on February 4, 1858. He entered the Weather Bureau May 17, 1921, as printer, and served only at San Francisco.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, March 1925]


Grant, Robert Q.: Born at Monogahela, Pa., on October 23, 1859; enlisted in the Signal Corps on July 23, 1883; after the usual period of instruction at Fort Myer, he served as assistant at Atlanta, Hatteras, Pittsburgh, and Duluth; in a clerical capacity at the Central Office; as official in charge at Fort Stanton, Fort Smith, Pikes Peak, Charlotte, Port Huron, Lexington, La Crosse, Charleston, Cheyenne, and Phoenix, being in charge of the latter station from March, 1916, until the time of his retirement. Retired at the termination of June 30, 1932.

Robert Q. Grant, who retired at the termination of June 30, 1932, died in Roscoe, Pa., on May 31, 1946. A notice of his retirement and outline of his service in the Bureau will be found in Topics and Personnel for 1932.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, June 1932]
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, July 1946, p.52]



Mr. Leslie G. Gray, meteorologist at the San Francisco station, was retired at the termination of October 13, 1943 on account of disability. He was born in Champaign, Ill., on April 2, 1902. His service in the Weather Bureau began in San Francisco on July 16, 1925 as junior observer. He was subsequently assigned to Mount Shasta and San Francisco. Mr. Gray was Western Fire-weather Coordinator at the time of his retirement.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, February 1944]



Mr. Richard W. Gray, senior meteorologist in charge of the San Juan station, retired at the termination of August 31, 1944 after more than 49 years of service. He was born in Charlotte, N.C., on August 26, 1874 and entered the Weather Bureau at Charlotte on July 11, 1895, as messsenger. He subsequently served as assistant at Wilmington and Atlantic City. In April 1911 he was placed in charge of the Miami station, where he served until July 1935, when he was transferred to San Juan.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, September 1944]





William B. Green - Born December 11, 1849, at Rockville, Md.; employed in Government Printing Office, May, 1886, to July, 1887; enlisted in Signal Corps May 29, 1889; transferred to Weather Bureau July 1, 1891; and has since served as compositor at Central Office.
[Retirement announcement.] -- July 1920




Mr. William H. Green, junior meteorologist in charge of the Abilene station, was voluntarily retired at the termination of September 30, 1944. He was born in Madge Coleman County, Tex., on March 2, 1879 and entered the Weather Bureau at Key West on July 1,1903, as assistant observer. He subsequently served at Mobile, Havana, Montgomery, Knoxville, and Fort Worth. In December 1909 he was transferred to Abilene where he remained continuously, being placed in charge in December 1912.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, September 1944]




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