Science: Weatherman

Preoccupied with President Roosevelt's money methods, the Senate paused for a few minutes last week to confirm the appointment of a new chief for a government service which, excepting only the Post Office Department, touches more closely the daily lives of more U. S. citizens than any other—the U. S. Weather Bureau.

Weatherman Willis Ray Gregg, born 54 years ago in Phoenix, N. Y. graduated from Cornell in 1903, joined the Weather Bureau next year. He was summoned to Washington headquarters in 1915, made chief of the Aerological Division two years later. Eight years...

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