Science: New Weatherman

Last week the U. S. got a new No. 1 weatherman—chief of the U. S. Weather Bureau. Appointed to succeed Willis Ray Gregg, who died last September, was Commander Francis Wilton Reichelderfer, U. S. N., an able, earnest meteorologist whose experiences include flying in Navy airplanes, dirigibles and racing balloons, taking part in the search for Amelia Earhart, furnishing weather information (from Lisbon) for the historic transatlantic flight of the NC-4. Quiet, matter-of-fact, Commander Reichelderfer likes dancing, music, an occasional cocktail, spends much time reading up on new developments in weather...

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