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Mr. Oscar H. Hammonds, observer at Reno, was voluntarily retired at the termination of November 30, 1942. He was born in Vigo County, Indiana, on December 21, 1880. Mr. Hammonds entered the Weather Bureau service at Reno on August 23, 1907, and was later assigned to San Francisco as assistant. He returned to Reno on August 22, 1910 and remained at that station to the time of his retirement.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, March 1943]



Mrs. Margaret E. Hancock, clerk in the Central Office, died April 12, 1931. Mrs. Hancock was born at Washington, D. C., on October 27, 1869. She entered the Weather Bureau service on August 18, 1920, by transfer from the War Department where she had been employed since May 3, 1918.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, April 1931]




Mr. Earl S. Hanlon,meteorologist, Chicago, Ill., died on July 30, 1946. He was born in Manhattan, Kans., on January 5, 1899, and entered the Weather Bureau on June 8, 1931, as a junior observer at Concordia, Kans. He subsequently served at Kansas City, Mo., and Miami, Fla.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, December 1946, p. 86]




Mr. Robert M. Hardinge, junior meteorologist, who has been in charge of marine work at Seattle since February 9, 1911, was retired at the termination of May 31, 1933. He was born in Saline County, Mo., on May 5, 1863. Mr. Hardinge entered the Signal Corps July 2, 1885, and spent the usual training period at Fort Myer. He served as assistant at Philadelphia, Buffalo, Little Rock, Boston, New Orleans, Santa Fe, and Seattle, and as official in charge at St. Vincent, Green Mountain, Ithaca, Santa Fe, Syracuse, and Grand Junction.

Mr. Robert M. Hardinge, who was retired at the termination of May 31, 1933, died in Seattle, Wash., on July 15, 1941. An outline of his service and notice of his retirement will be found in Topics and Personnel for May 1933.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, May 1933]
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, August 1941]




Mr. Hal P. Hardin died at Charles City, Iowa, on March 20, 1922, following an operation for intestinal trouble. Mr. Hardin was born July 25, 1866, at Owensboro, Ky. He entered the weather service December 28, 1886; served as an assistant at a number of stations in the Southeastern States; and between 1891 and 1913 was in charge successively at Micco, Hatteras, Jupiter, North Platte, and Wichita. Thereafter he was in charge at Charles City. March 1922



Mr. Walter B. Hare, official in charge of the Phoenix station, was retired June 30, 1938, on account of physical disability. He was born at Sandusky, Ohio, on February 20, 1880. Mr. Hare entered the Weather service as assistant at Columbia, Mo., Columbus, Scranton, Ithaca, and Houston, and as official in charge at Palestine, Canton, Springfield, Mo., and Phoenix.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, June 1938]



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