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Comments on the Professional Directory

Comments on the Professional Directory 360 BULLETI N AMERICAN METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY CORRESPONDENCE Except for one change of name (Weathercasts of America to Weather Corporation of America) and one apparent K . H . JEHN organization change (Weather Advisors, Inc. to Weather Services, Inc), these same six pioneering groups appear The University of Texas in the BULLETIN for September 1956, and all of the issues The Professional Directory of the American Meteoro- between June 1948 and that date. In October 1948, Charles Pennypacker Smith and the logical Society first appeared without any fanfare near National Weather Institute appeared in the Directory, and the back of the BULLETIN in June 1948 with six entries. in the closing month of 1948 and the early part of 1949 These pioneering organizations in "private meteorology" four more entries appeared. Only one of these, Leo Al- were: pert, is still carried in the Directory. A. H. Glenn and Associates Murray and Trettel, Inc. In all, nine of the first twelve organizations to appear Northeast Weather Service in the Directory are still present in September 1956, in- Weather Advisors, Inc. dicating a batting average of 0.750 for the first dozen Weathercasts of America pioneers in the private weather game. The going http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

Comments on the Professional Directory

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Publisher
American Meteorological Society
Copyright
Copyright © American Meteorological Society
ISSN
1520-0477
eISSN
1520-0477
DOI
10.1175/1520-0477-38.6.360
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Abstract

360 BULLETI N AMERICAN METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY CORRESPONDENCE Except for one change of name (Weathercasts of America to Weather Corporation of America) and one apparent K . H . JEHN organization change (Weather Advisors, Inc. to Weather Services, Inc), these same six pioneering groups appear The University of Texas in the BULLETIN for September 1956, and all of the issues The Professional Directory of the American Meteoro- between June 1948 and that date. In October 1948, Charles Pennypacker Smith and the logical Society first appeared without any fanfare near National Weather Institute appeared in the Directory, and the back of the BULLETIN in June 1948 with six entries. in the closing month of 1948 and the early part of 1949 These pioneering organizations in "private meteorology" four more entries appeared. Only one of these, Leo Al- were: pert, is still carried in the Directory. A. H. Glenn and Associates Murray and Trettel, Inc. In all, nine of the first twelve organizations to appear Northeast Weather Service in the Directory are still present in September 1956, in- Weather Advisors, Inc. dicating a batting average of 0.750 for the first dozen Weathercasts of America pioneers in the private weather game. The going

Journal

Bulletin of the American Meteorological SocietyAmerican Meteorological Society

Published: Jun 1, 1957

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