junior hydrographic and geodetic engineer in the Coast and Geodetic
Survey, died at Tarrytown, New York, March 24, 1921. He had
been confined to his home on account of illness for several
Mr. Hagar was born March 25, 1888, at Weybridge, Vermont. He
was educated at Middleburg College, Vermont, 1905 to 1909; George
Washington University, Washington, D.C., October 1910 to May
1911, taking a course in mathematics, science, and civil engineering.
On February 16, 1912, he was appointed an assistant engineer
in the United States and Canadian Boundary Service, having been
previously employed in the Bureau of the Census from January
1, 1910 to January 10, 1912, and in the office of the Civil
Service Commission from January 16 to February 15, 1912. On
January 27, 1913, he was appointed an aid in the Coast and Geodetic
Survey and was afterwards promoted to the position of junior
hydrographic and geodetic engineer, which he held at the time
of his death. Mr. Hagar, during his term of service in the Survey,
was employed chiefly in hydrographic work on the Pacific Coast.
He was an active and efficient officer and did valuable work
in the survey.
THE BUZZARD, 3/1921