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Mr. William B. Schlomer, assistant meteorologist at the Cincinnati station, died at his home in Cincinnati on May 19, 1942. He was born in Cincinnati on August 20, 1877. Mr. Schlomer entered the Weather Bureau service at Cincinnati on July 1, 1895 and later served as assistant at Arlington, Cleveland, and Cincinnati. He has been assistant at the latter station since February 15, 1899.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, July 1942]

Mr. William J. Schnurbusch, official in charge of the Brownsville station, was voluntarily retired at the termination of June 30, 1942. He entered the Weather Bureau service on January 14, 1910 as assistant observer at Washington, D.C. He was later assigned to Wilmington, Milwaukee, St. Louis, and Houston as assistant and to Brownsville as official in charge. He has been in charge of the Brownsville station since July 18, 1922.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, July 1942]

Mr. Arthur H. Scott, first assistant at the Atlanta station, died June 27, 1934. He was born at Pawtucket, R. I., on August 11, 1880. Mr. Scott entered the service on June 15, 1908, serving as assistant at Meridian, Galveston, Houston, New Orleans, Charlestown, Vicksburg, St. Louis, and Atlanta and as official in charge at Galveston.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel]

Mr. James H. Scott, in charge of the Memphis station, died suddenly on October 25, 1923, from heart trouble caused by an attack of influenza some time ago. Mr. Scott was born at Yorkville, Tenn., on September 15, 1878. He entered the Weather Bureau July 21, 1902, and was assistant successively at Galveston, Montgomery, Memphis, and Vicksburg. From 1909 to 1911, he was in charge at Vicksburg, until 1920 at Charleston, and thereafter at Memphis. -- October 1923

Mr. Dewey A. Seeley, associate meteorologist, in charge of the Lansing, Mich., station, died September 20, 1934. He was born at Pontiac, Mich., on August 4, 1875. Mr. Seeley entered the service on August 26, 1898, and served as assistant at Lansing, Albany, Philadelphia, and Chicago, and as official in charge at Peoria and Lansing, serving in that capacity at the latter station for nearly 25 years.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel]

Robert Seyboth - Born October 15, 1846, at Hall, Wurtemburg, Germany; served in Fourth United States Artillery December, 1867, to October, 1870; enlisted in Signal Corps October 21, 1870; appointed civilian clerk October 2, 1888; transferred to Weather Bureau July 1, 1891; and served since that time at Central Office, becoming successively Chief of Telegraph, of Supplies, and of Printing Divisions. [Retirement announcement.] -- July 1920

Mr. Robert Seyboth, who retired from the Weather Bureau last August, after serving almost fifty years, died April 12, 1921, in this city. Mr. Seyboth was born October 15, 1846, at Hall, Wurtemburg, Germany. After nearly three years with the Fourth United States Artillery, he entered the Signal Corps October 21, 1870, with rank of sergeant; was appointed civilian clerk October 2, 1888; and was transferred to the Weather Bureau July 1, 1891. Among other assignments, Mr. Seyboth was in charge at Wilmington from 1870 to 1873 and from 1875 to 1877, at Pikes Peak from 1873 to 1874, and at Baltimore from 1879 to 1882. In 1882 he was assigned to the Central Office, where he had charge of the Supplies Division from 1908 to 1913, and thereafter of the Printing Division until his retirement on account of age and illness, on August 20, 1920.

Mr. Seyboth was one of the pioneers of the weather service, being "graduated" from Fort Whipple less than two months after the original class of twenty-three men were sent out, in October of 1870, to establish the first meteorological stations. -- April 1921

Mr. Fred Shackleford, assistant observer at the Due West aerological station, was killed August 5, 1921, in an automobile accident while on leave. Mr. Shackleford was born November 22, 1901, in Lee County, Ga. He entered the Weather Bureau in September of 1918, and served at Leesburg and Due West stations. --August 1921

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