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Captain Jack Senior,
who retired in 1952, died in California on August 21, 1974. He had resided in Santa Ana, California since March of this year, and in El Cajon since 1970.

Captain Senior joined the Coast and Geodetic Survey in 1914 as a Deck Officer after having attended College of City of New York and Cornell University. He had served in the field on 17 ship assignments including Alaska, Hawaii, and the Philippines between 1914 and 1938; and on geodetic operation in Alaska and Montana. He had served for over 8 years as Chief of the Washington Office Section of Vessels and Equipment. He was Supervisor of the Coast and Geodetic Survey Northwest District at Seattle prior to his retirement. Captain Senior had received the Coast and Geodetic Survey Defense Service Ribbon and held a marine license as Master of Steam Vessels, Unlimited.


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