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Thompson, Charles D.: Born at Washington, Mich., on August 17, 1860; enlisted in the Signal Corps at Rochester on March 12, 1889. He later served successively as assistant at Oswego, Chicago, La Crosse, Cincinnati, and Milwaukee, and as official in charge at Moorhead and Yankton. In September, 1897, he was transferred as assistant to the Detroit station where he remained until the time of his retirement. Retired at the termination of June 30, 1932.

Mr. Charles D. Thompson, who was retired at the termination of June 30, 1932, after a period of 43 years service in the Weather Bureau and the Signal Corps, died November 7, 1932, at Detroit, Mich.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, June 1932]
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, November 1932]




Mr. Thompson, Edwin C.:Born at Andover, Mass., on September 13, 1860; enlisted in the Signal Corps on July 16, 1884, at Washington, D. C., where he was engaged in clerical duties until August 11, 1884, when he was sent to Fort Myer for instruction. He returned to the Central Office in January 1885, after which he served as assistant at Denver and St. Paul, and as official in charge at Salt Lake City, Lake View, Fort Supply, El Paso, Brownsville, Rio Grande City, Sandusky, San Juan, and La Crosse, being in charge of the latter station from December, 1906, until the time of his retirement. Retired at the termination of June 30, 1932.

Edwin C. Thompson, who was retired at the termination of June 30, 1932, died at Madison, Wis., on May 27, 1944. A notice of his retirement and outline of his service in the Bureau will be found in TOPICS and PERSONNEL for June 1932.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, June 1932]
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, July 1944]




Mr. E. Herbert Thompson, retired, died about December 1, 1923, at Los Angeles, Calif.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, January 1924]




Mr. Walter S. Thornton, principal lithographer, mechanical, at the Central Office, died August 5, 1930. Mr. Thornton was born January 24, 1875, in Washington, D.C. He entered the Signal Corps on May 23, 189, and served in the Printing Division of the Central Office more or less continuously until the date of his death, except for the period August 1, 1895, to February 14, 1896, when he was out of the service.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, August 1930]



Mr. Richard W. Timberlake, skilled laborer at the Norfolk station, was retired at the termination of September 30, 1942. He was born at Milldale, Va., on October 29, 1874. He entered the Weather Bureau service at Cape Henry on July 1, 1929. Prior to coming to the Weather Bureau he was employed in the Field Service of the War Department from June 1918 to June 1920.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, March 1943]



Mr. Franklin G. Tingley, in charge of the Marine Division at the Central Office, died January 26, 1931. Mr. Tingley was born at Marion, Ind., on October 8, 1871. He entered the Weather Bureau service on July 16, 1898. Mr. Tingley's first assignment was at Kingston, Jamaica, where he assisted in organizing the West Indian Weather Service for the protection of the American Fleet during the Spanish-American War, serving as the first assistant and later as official in charge. In June, 1899, he was transferred to Havana, Cuba, as assistant. He remained there until August, 1899, when, on account of illness, he was ordered to New York, N. Y., pending further orders. He served as assistant at Atlanta, Wilmington, and Jacksonville until December 1, 1901, when he was transferred to the Central Office.

On June 20, 1916, Mr. Tingley was assigned to the Climatological Division to take charge of the marine section of that division and to make special investigations in long-range forecasting. Effective April 1, 1920, the marine work of the bureau was again placed in a division status, with Mr. Tingley in charge.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, January 1931]




Mr. George T. Todd died suddenly at his home in Albany, N.Y., on November 12, 1924. He was born February 10, 1866, at Lakewood, N.J. Mr. Todd enlisted in the Signal Corps on January 4,a 1887; served successively at the Central Office, Detroit, Port Huron, and Memphis until 1890; thereafter was in charge at Dodge City until 1902, at Wichita until 1905, and at Albany until his death.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, November 1924]




Miss. Margaret E. Todd, of the Canton station, died March 14, 1925, after an illness of several months. Miss Todd was born at Canton, N.Y., on September 19, 1904. She entered the bureau on December 1, 1922, and served only at Canton.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, March 1925]



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