H. Buhrman, Washington, D.C., on December 5, 1917.
Mr. Buhrman was a compositor in the Central Office and was connected
with the bureau for fifteen years. -- November 1917
who was in charge of the Texas section since late 1905, died
September 1, 1922, at Houston. Mr. Bunnemeyer was born in Oldenburg,
Germany, on May 1, 1854. After serving five years in the Second
United States Artillery, he enlisted in the Signal Corps on
May 18, 1878. From 1890 to 1900 he was employed in the Inspector
General's Office, War Department. He returned to the weather
service in 1901, and was in charge successively at Pensacola
and Providence until 1905, at Galveston until 1909, and at Houston
thereafter. -- August 1922
Born at London, Ontario, on April 14, 1861; served as civilian
printer in the Signal Corps at Detroit, Mich., from December 1,
1883, to February 5, 1885; enlisted in the Signal Corps as assistant
at St. Louis, Chicago, New York, N. Y., Toledo, and Detroit until
September, 1897, when he was assigned in charge at Sault Ste.
Marie, where he served until his retirement. Retired at the termination
of June 30, 1932.
G. Burns died February 19, 1936. A brief outline of Mr. Burns'
service will be found in the June 1932 issue of Topics and Personnel.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, June
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel,
Charles T. Burns, Chief of the Printing and Processing
Division of the Central Office until recently, when illness compelled
him to relinquish the exacting duties, died June 9, 1924. Mr.
Burns was born at Lancaster, S.C., on November 4, 1872. After
ten years' service as compositor in the Government Printing Office,
he entered the Weather Bureau May 20, 1903, in the same capacity,
and was assigned to the Central Office, where he served nearly
21 years. Mr. Burns was an expert printer and able executive and
from time to time was given increased responsibilities, becoming
Chief of the Printing Division in 1919.
Bureau Topics and Personnel, June 1924]
Edward T. Burns,
an observer stationed at Denver, Colo., died on January 31, 1916,
following an operation for appendicitis. Mr. Burns entered the
service of the Weather Bureau on April 1, 1903, and served at
a number of important stations. He had been assistant at Denver
for more than eleven years. -- February 1916
Benjamin F. Butler,
senior clerk at the Central Office, was voluntarily retired at
the termination of August 31, 1943. He was born in Helena, Mont.,
on August 25, 1888. His service in the Weather Bureau as messenger
at Helena, Mont., began on January 2, 1905. He was later assigned
to the Central Office on May 29, 1908 and remained at that station
to the time of his retirement.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, November
the death of Miss Eleanor
Buynitzky, which occurred on October
7, the bureau lost an employee of exceptional zeal and ability.
Miss Buynitzky had been an assistant in the Central Office library
for six years, and possessed a rare combination of talents that
fitted her admirably for her position. Besides having an expert
knowledge of library work, she was a fine linguist, an excellent
stenographer, and an industrious student of meteorology; and
her sympathetic aid was always placed ungrudgingly at the disposal
of persons who wished to make use of the library. -- October
Mr. Paul Buys,
printer at Salt Lake City, died October 1, 1925. Mr. Buys was
born on September 8, 1892, at Heber City, Utah. He entered the
bureau at Salt Lake City on December 12, 1917, and served there
continuously until his death.
Bureau Topics and Personnel, September 1925]