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Mary Long - The death of Miss Mary Long occurred October 23, 1916, at the age of 74 years, after an illness lasting several weeks.

Miss Long entered the Weather Bureau service on August 26, 1893, as a folder in the printing office. She was appointed clerk May 1, 1897, in which capacity she served until her death. -- October 1916

Mr. Samuel C. Long, who retired June 20, 1923, on account of total disability, died in this city on August 6, 1924. Mr. Long was a lithographer at the Central Office for about 22 years.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, August 1924]

Mr. George A. Loveland, official in charge at Boston, was retired at the termination of October 31, 1933. Mr. Loveland was born at Norwich, Vt., on October 31, 1933. He enlisted in the Signal Corps July 6, 1882, and, after the usual period of instruction at Fort Meyer, was assigned as clerk at the Central Office. He also served as assistant in the Weather Bureau at New York, Atlantic City, and Omaha, and as official in charge at Crete, Nebr., Denver, Lincoln, and Boston.

Mr. George A. Loveland, who was retired at the termination of October 31, 1933, died at his winter home in Daytona, Fla., on March 30, 1940. An outline of his service and a notice of his retirement will be found in the October 1933 issue of Topics and Personnel.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, October 1933]
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, March 1940]

Mr. Ernest K. Lovett, assistant at the Seattle station, was retired June 30, 1938, on account of physical disability. He was born at Miles City, Mont., on June 11, 1889. Mr. Lovett entered the Weather Bureau service on December 16, 1925, at Helena, Mont., as assistant, and later served as official in charge at Kalispell and assistant at Seattle.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, June 1938]

Mr. John H. Lucas, mechanic (painter), was retired at the termination of April 30, 1935. He was born on February 25, 1872, at Bellefonte, Pa. Mr. Lucas entered the service on September 25, 1908, at the Central Office and served there until the time of his retirement. Previous to entering the Weather Bureau service, he was employed in various Departments of the Government.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, April 1935]

Mr. Herbert Lyman, senior clerk in the Editor's office of the Scientific Services Division, was voluntarily retired at the termination of December 31, 1944. He was born at Cleveland, Ohio, on December 5, 1874 and entered the Weather Bureau at Portland, Oreg., on October 2, 1906 as assistant observer. He later served for a short period at Seattle and Spokane and was transferred to the Central Office in May 1908, where he served continuously.

[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, January 1945]

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