Luis Garcia y Carbonell, director of the
National Observatory of Cuba , died in Havana on October 11, 1921.
Mr. Carbonell was born in Cuba in 1840, and has been in charge
of Cuban meteorological service since 1905. October 1921
Charles E. Chadsey,
a prominent educator, died at Urbana, Ill., on April 9, 1930.
On leaving college in 1887, he enlisted in the Signal Corps at
Omaha, but after serving a year or so there and at Springfield,
Ill., received his discharge in order that he might fit himself
for work in the educational field.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, April
Mr. Nathan Chandler,
guard ( watchman ), at the Central Office, died February 17, 1935.
He was born in Dallas County, Tex., on September 18, 1882. Mr.
Chandler was appointed guard in the Department of Agriculture
on August 17, 1931. On July 1, 1934, he was transferred to the
rolls of the Weather Bureau and served there until his death.
Mr. Chandler also served in the U. S. Army from 1907 to 1928.
Bureau Topics and Personnel ]
Arthur H. Christensen,
official in charge of the Cheyenne Airport Station, died December
28, 1936. He was born at hardy, Iowa, on March 16, 1902. Mr. Christensen
entered the service June 19, 1922, at Oklahoma City, and has since
served at Des Moines, Keokuk, Chicago, Kansas City, Mo., and Cheyenne,
respectively, being in charge of the airport station at the latter
place from August 16, 1935, to the time of his death.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, December
William W. Christman,
under observer, at Dubuque, Iowa, was retired at the termination
of August 31, 1936. He was born on August 19, 1866, at Dubuque,
Iowa. Mr. Christman entered the Weather Bureau service on July
1, 1898. Serving at the Dubuque station as map distributor, messenger,
and under observer, respectively, during the entire period of
his service in the Bureau.
W. Christman, who was retired August 31, 1936, died at his home
in Dubuque, Iowa, on May 23, 1939. A notice of his retirement
and a brief outline of his service will be found in Topics and
Personnel for August 1936.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, August
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel,
Dr. Charles C.
Clark, Assistant (and occasionally Acting)
Chief of the U. S. Weather Bureau, retired at the end of March,
after 48 years in the Government Service, of which 32 were in
the Weather Bureau. Dr. Clark was Statistician and Chief, Division
of Statistics of the International Institute of Agriculture, at
Rome, from 1908 to 1910. Dr. Clark was responsible for the preparation
of a number of motion pictures illustrating meteorological problems
June, 1925, pp.90-92]
[Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, Volume 26,
May, 1945. P. 159.]