Egbert J. Ice,assistant
messenger at the Central Office, died as a result of an injury
received while on duty as a member of Company D, 121st Engineers,
District of Columbia National Guard, at Camp Albert C. Ritchie,
Cascade, Md., on August 15, 1933, he being absent from the Weather
Bureau on military leave. Mr. Ice was born at Memphis, Tenn.,
and entered the Weather Bureau service on December 16, 1931.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, August
Born at Indianola, Iowa, on June 6, 1867; employed in the Government
Printing Office intermittently from January 3, 1902, until May
1, 1912; appointed compositor in the Weather Bureau on July 8,
1912, and served in the Printing Division at the Central Office
and as printer at Little Rock and Raleigh until September 14,
1914, when he was transferred to the Government Printing Office.
He again entered the Weather Bureau by transfer from the Government
Printing Office on October 19, 1914, and served in the Printing
Division at the Central Office until the time of his retirement.
Retired at the termination of June 30, 1932.
Charles W. Ingalls, who retired at the termination of June 30,
1932, died in Miami, Fla., on February 19, 1946. A notice of
his retirement and an outline of his service in the Weather
Bureau are given in Topics and Personnel for June 1932.
[Weather Bureau Topics
and Personnel, June 1932]
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel,
April 1946, p.31]
James H. Jaqua died of influenza on March
29, 1924, after ashort illness. He was born June 7, 1876, at Dayton,
Nev. After serving a few months at Colon, Panama, with the Isthmian
Canal Commission, he entered the Weather Bureau on April 2, 1906,
at New Orleans. In 1912 he was transferred to Meridian, Miss.,
in charge, and remained there until his death.
Bureau Topics and Personnel, March 1924]
Thorp B. Jennings, who was in charge at
Topeka from 1886 until retired in 1920, died in that city on November
Bureau Topics and Personnel, March 1925]
official in charge at the Duluth, Minn., station, died August
2, 1935. He was born at Alpena, Mich., on April 7, 1873. Mr. Jermin
entered the service at Alpena as messenger on July 1, 1895, serving
as aerial observer at Arlington (Va.) And Duluth, as assistant
at Lincoln, Galveston, and New Orleans and as official in charge
at Corpus Christi, Hannibal, Alpena, and Duluth.
[Weather Bureau Topics
and Personnel, August 1935]
Raymond L. Joiner, assistant clerk at the Harrisburg
station, was retired, effective May 31, 1940, on account of total
disability. He was born at Ilion, N. Y., on September 19, 1915.
Mr. Joiner entered the Weather Bureau service on November 9, 1939,
serving the entire time at Harrisburg.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, February