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Mr. George E. Grimes, official in charge of the Nantucket station, was retired November 30, 1938, after more than 51 years of service. Mr. Grimes was born in Prince Georges County, Md., on November 20, 1868. He entered the service on January 22, 1887, at Washington D.C., and subsequently served at Buffalo and Nantucket. Prior to July 1, 1891, at which time the duties of the Signal Corps were transferred to the Weather Bureau, Mr. Grimes served in that organization.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, November 1938]




Mr. Arthur V. Groce died at Denver, Colo., on December 3, 1933. He was born at Greers, S. C., on April 7, 1877. Mr. Groce entered the service as printer at Denver on July 5, 1902, and served there in that capacity until his death.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, December 1933]




Mr. Henry C. Gross, associate meteorologist at the St. Louis station, was retired at the termination of December 31, 1943. He was born in Atwood, Ill., on December 30, 1873. His service in the Weather Bureau began as assistant observer at Chattanooga, Tenn. Mr. Gross was assigned to the St. Louis station on August 26, 1920 and remained there to the time of his retirement.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, February 1944]



Mr. John Grover, who was in charge at Kalispell, Mont., since September 9, 1918, was retired July 31, 1930. He was born November 4, 1861, at New Brunswick, N.J. Mr. Grover entered the Signal Corps on March 13, 1880, and spent the usual training period at Fort Whipple. Except for his long assignment at Kalispell, Mr. Grover's service consisted mostly of short assignments, the longer of which were Fort Canby, Wash., Astoria, Oreg., Salt Lake City, Utah, Walla Walla, Wash., and Omaha, Nebr.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, July 1930]




Mr. C. Dexter Grunow, retired, died in Denver, Colo., on June 18, 1936. A brief outline of Mr. Grunow's services may be found in the September 1930 number of Topics and Personnel.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, June 1936]




Mr. Leon J. Guthrie
died in Atlanta on December 10, 1923. He was born September 11, 1876, at Potosi, Mo. On July 1, 1895, he entered the Bureau at St. Louis; was in charge at Willemstad, Curacao, from 1899 to 1901; assistant at Springfield, Ill., until 1907; in charge at Grand Junction until 1908, and at Fort Smith until June of 1922, when he was transferred to Atlanta as first assistant.

[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, March 1923]



Mr. William M. Gutridge, mechanic ( painter ), was retired at the termination of August 21, 1934. He was born at Washington, D. C., on August 20, 1869. Mr. Gutridge entered the service of the Bureau on March 21, 1912, and served at the Central Office until the time of his retirement.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel]




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