Adolph Neumann, observer at the Minneapolis
station, retired voluntarily at the termination of November 30,
1945. He was born on January 26, 1878, at Dubuque, Iowa, and entered
the Weather Bureau on October 1, 1918, as assistant observer at
St. Paul. In August, 1919, he was transferred to Minneapolis,
where he remained until his retirement.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, January
1946, p. 8]
L. Juanita Newlon,
junior clerk-stenographer, at the Central Office, was retired
for disability on May 31, 1936. Miss Newlon was born in Loudoun
County, Va., on December 10, 1889. She entered the Weather Bureau
service on June 10, 1925, serving at the Central Office in that
capacity until her retirement. Previous to her appointment in
the Weather Bureau she was employed by the War Department from
October 20, 1917, to February 20, 1920; by the Veterans' Bureau
from February 21, 1920, to April 10, 1925, and by the Coast and
Geodetic Survey from April 11, 1925, to June 9, 1925.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, June 1936]
John F. Newsom died at Cape Henry, Va.,
on March 9, 1933. He was born at Wilson, N. C., on September 10,
1872. Mr. Newsom entered the service April 8, 1981, and served
as assistant at Wilmington, N. C., and Norfolk, Va. He took charge
of Cape Henry, Va., station on October 21, 1893, serving there
in that capacity until his death.
Bureau Topics and Personnel, March 1933]
Augustus B. Nichols, printer at the Atlanta,
Ga., station, was retired at the termination of November 30, 1936.
He was born at Cross Hill, S.C., on November 13, 1871. Mr. Nichols
was transferred to the Weather Bureau at New Orleans, La., on
March 22, 1899, from the Government Printing Office, at which
place he had been employed from 1893 to 1899. Subsequently he
served at Vicksburg, Miss., Little Rock., Ark., and Atlanta, Ga.
At the latter place he was employed from September 28, 1907, to
the time of his retirement.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, November
Esek S. Nichols,former
official in charge at Trenton, was retired at the termination
of April 30, 1939, on account of ill health. Mr. Nichols was born
in Caledonia, Wis., on October 4, 1874. He entered the Weather
Bureau service as assistant at Seattle, on February 25, 1899,
and later served as assistant at Helena and New York, and as official
in charge at North Platte, Grand Junction, Harlingen, and Trenton.
Due to ill health he was on leave without pay from November 1,
1938, to the time of his retirement. April 1939.
Mr. Esek S. Nichols, who was retired at the termination of April
30, 1939, died at Brattleboro, Vt., on July 26, 1941. An outline
of his service and notice of his retirement will be found in
the April 1939 issue of Topics and Personnel.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, February
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel,
Herbert Nimmo - The death of E. Herbert Nimmo occurred
near San Diego, Cal., on April 7, 1917. Mr. Nimmo entered the
service of the Weather Bureau on August 12, 1891, and his services
were continuous up to February 10, 1917, when he was granted a
furlough because of illness, which resulted in his death. For
the past five years he was in charge of the station at San Diego.
-- April 1917
Roscoe Nunn, official in charge of the
St. Louis station, was retired May 31, 1938, after more than 46
years of Government service. Mr. Nunn was born in Lenoir Country,
N. C., on May 29, 1868. He entered the Weather Bureau service
on July 1, 1891, at Raleigh, N. C., at Nashville, Baltimore, St.
Louis, and Denver.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, May 1938]