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Mr. Henry E. Williams, retired, formerly Assistant Chief of Bureau, died March 28, 1930. Mr. Williams was a veteran of the Civil War and of the weather service, having been connected with the latter for 44 years. A brief outline of his service may be found in "Topics" for July of 1920.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, March 1930]



Mr. John R. Williams died February 6, 1921, at his home in San Luis Obispo, Calif., a few days after being stricken with paralysis.

Mr. Williams entered the Signal Corps October 7, 1872, and served therein and in the Weather Bureau until he resigned on February 28, 1918, on account of failing health. He was in charge at Fresno from 1887 to 1895, and at San Luis Obispo thereafter. -- February 1921



Mr. Robert C. Williams, under observer, was retired at the termination of July 31, 1933, under the provisions of section 8 (a) of the Independent Offices Appropriation Act, he having had over 30 years' service and the status of the station at which he was serving having been changed from first-order to second-order. Mr. Williams was born at Morristown, Tenn., on October 8, 1876, and entered the Weather Bureau at Lynchburg on April 6, 1894, serving there until his retirement, except from May 8 to December 16, 1898, during which time he was a sergeant in the military service of the United States during the war with Spain.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, July 1931]




Mr. George H. Willson, assistant at the San Francisco station, was retired February 29, 1932. He was born in Kent County, Md., on February 23, 1858. Mr. Willson entered the Signal Corps on April 24, 1880; after short periods of instruction at Fort Whipple and special assignments at Narragansett Pier, Bismarck, and Fort Missoula, he served successively as official in charge at Superior City, New Chicago, Fort Klamath, Linkville, Ashland, and Shreveport until November, 1890, when he was assigned to San Francisco as assistant; then followed assignments as official in charge at Seattle and Olympia until May, 1894, when he returned to San Francisco where he has since served in the capacity of assistant, with the exception of nearly four years (August, 1913, to June, 1917) when he was official in charge.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, February 1932]




Mr. George N. Wilson, assistant meteorologist, who has been in charge of the Lynchburg office since March 2, 1896, was retired at the termination of June 30, 1933. He was born June 9, 1863, at Morristown, Ohio. Mr. Wilson entered the Signal Corps June 5,1890, serving at Baltimore and Chicago as assistant.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, June 1933]




Mr. Joseph B. Wilson, of the Central Office, died March 30, 1924, of pneumonia. He was born July 17, 1856, at Providence, R.I. Mr. Wilson served in the United States Army from 1879 to 1882. On July 25, 1889, he entered the weather service as a civilian and served continuously at the Central Office, being in charge of the verification of forecasts at the time of his death.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, March 1924]




Mr. Charles S. Wood, official in charge at Providence, died October 30, 1935. He was born at Meriden, Conn., on December 4, 1871. Mr. Wood entered the service July 19, 1902, serving as assistant at Detroit, Duluth, Hartford, Mount Weather, and Lincoln, and as official in charge at Phoenix, Williston, Ludington, and Providence, serving at the latter place since February 4, 1916.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, October 1935]


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