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This office has just learned of the death of Lieutenant (junior grade) G. Albion Smith who retired on disability in 1946. Lieutenant Smith died in Beaver, Pennsylvania on January 13, 1976. He had resided in Beaver, Pennsylvania since 1965, Lieutenant Smith joined the Coast and Geodetic Survey as a Deck Officer in 1940 after having obtained his degree in civil engineering at Northeastern University. He served in the field of geodesy and on hydrographic ship operations in Alaska and the Pacific. In 1942 he was transferred to World War II duty with the U.S. Navy, and served with honor in the Pacific and American areas until 1946.


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