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Cleveland Abbe
Born 1838
Died 1916
Occupation Astronomers. Meteorologists.

Cleveland Abbe ...

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December 2, 1838 (1838-12-02)
Born, New York, N.Y.
1857 (1857)
B.A., College of the City of New York, New York, N.Y.
1859-1860 (1859-1860)
Taught engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich. Studied astronomy under Franz Brünnow
1860 (1860)
M.A., College of the City of New York, New York, N.Y.
1861-1864 (1861-1864)
Assisted Benjamin Apthorp Gould on longitude determinations for the United States Coast Survey
1864-1866 (1864-1866)
Guest astronomer, Observatory of Pulkovo, Russia
1867-1868 (1867-1868)
Aid, United States Naval Observatory
1868-1873 (1868-1873)
Director, Cincinnati Observatory, Cincinnati, Ohio
1869 (1869)
Began publishing daily weather reports for the Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce
1870 (1870)
Married Frances Martha Neal (died 1908)
1871-1916 (1871-1916)
Meteorologist, United States Signal Corps and the United States Weather Bureau
1884-1916 (1884-1916)
Professor of meteorology, Columbian (George Washington) University, Washington, D.C.
1895-1916 (1895-1916)
Lecturer on meteorology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md.
1906 (1906)
Awarded the Franklin Medal by the American Philosophical Society
1909 (1909)
Married Margaret Augusta Percival
1912 (1912)
Awarded the Symons Memorial Gold Medal by the Royal Meteorological Society of London
1916 (1916)
Awarded the Marcellus Hartley Medal by the National Academy of Sciences
October 24, 1916 (1916-10-24)
Died, Washington, D.C.[1]

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  1. ^ "Cleveland Abbe Papers: A Finding Aid to the Collection in the Library of Congress". (2010). Washington, DC: Library of Congress Manuscript Division. Retrieved 31 March 2014.  This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.

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