Albert J. Myer


    THE young science of meteorology has sustained another heavy loss in the death of General Myer, of the Signal Service of the United States, at Buffalo, New York, on August 24, in the fifty-second year of his age. In 1854 he entered the United States army as an assistant surgeon, was assigned to special duty in the Signal Service in 1858, and in 1860 was made chief signal officer of the army, a position he held till his death.

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    Albert J. Myer . Nature 22, 462 (1880).

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