Mr. Charles A. Woodworth,
junior meteorologist at the Boston station, died at his home in
Boston on May 1, 1943. Mr. Woodworth was born at Eagle, N.Y.,
on May 1, 1876. His entire service in the Bureau which began as
assistant observer on May 15, 1906, was at the Boston Office.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, June 1943]
Marsden: Born at Oneida, Ill., on January
13, 1859; served in the 16th U. S. Infantry from July 19, 1884,
until July 18, 1889; enlisted in the Signal Corps at Cincinnati
on August 1, 1889; later served as assistant at Chicago, Green
Bay, St. Paul, Galveston, and Richmond, and as official in charge
at Palestine, Roswell, Sandy Hook, and Iola, being in charge of
the later station from November 1917, unit the time of his retirement.
Retired at the termination of June 30, 1932.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, June 1932]
Mr. George B. Wurtz
was retired at the termination of July 31, 1933, in accordance
with 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. He was born at Staunton, Ill.,
on March 21, 1871. Mr. Wurtz enlisted in the Signal Corps June
18, 1890, and served as assistant at St. Louis, Shreveport, New
Orleans, Louisville, and Savannah, and as official in charge at
Pierre, Escanaba, Tampa, and Lexington.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, July 1933]
Frederic A. Young was retired at the termination
of June 30, 1933. He was born on March 23, 1864, at Hudson, Ohio.
Mr. Young entered the service of the Coast and Geodetic Survey
May 27, 1887, and continued in that service until May 31, 1907,
when he was transferred to the Weather Bureau, serving at Mount
Weather as research observer until October 28, 1907. Since that
time and up to the time of his retirement he served at the Central
Office in a clerical capacity.
Mr. Frederic A. Young, retired, died November 28, 1933.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, June
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, November 1933]