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Smith, John Warren, 1863-1940

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1863 - 1940

J.W. Smith was born on September 21, 1863 in Grafton New Hampshire. He attended Dartmouth College from 1885 to 1888 for a degree in Agriculture and Mechanical Arts. He became a signal corpsman in the US War Department in 1888, then became a weather forecaster for the US Weather Bureau in 1891. He was married to Florence Eaton until her death in 1911, then to May Goetches. He died in 1940.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

John Warren Smith papers

MS-628
 Collection
Identifier: MS-628
Overview John Warren Smith(1863-1940), weather forecaster. Dartmouth College Class of 1888. The collection contains papers relating to his career as a weather forecaster with the Department of Agriculture and with the Signal Corps.