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necrology A member of the American Meteorological Society since Ben Web b Harlin 1952, Mr. Kip's last address was 7500 Midnight Pass Rd., 1911-1973 Sarasota, Fla. 33581. Ben W. Harlin, who retired in 1970 alter 30 years of service with the Wea- Ernest Miller, Jr. ther Bureau, died 15 March 1973 of a hear t attack. Mr. Harlin was edu- 1931-1973 cated at Cumberland University in Ernest Miller, Jr., of the Ernest Miller Nursery, North Royal- Lebanon, Tenn., where he took the ton, Ohio, died 21 January 1973. Mr. Miller was interested B.S. degree in 1934 in chemistry and in meteorology as a hobby since his youth. He held a degree mathematics; he later studied physics in physics from Case Institute of Technology, Cleveland, an d education at the University of Ohi o (1953) and studied engineering at Ohio State Univer- Tennessee, Knoxville, and took grad- sity, Columbus, Ohio, until 1955. uate courses in meteorology at the I n 1953 Mr. Miller became a meteorologist for the North University of California at Los Angeles during the academic Royalton Civil Defense Corporation while maintaining his years 1947-48. position at the Miller Nursery. His particular interests in Mr. Harlin began his Weather Bureau career at Knoxville, meteorology included lightning, thunderstorm cells, and local Tenn. , in 1940 as a Junio r Observer, transferred to LaGuardia hig h winds. (now Kennedy) Airport for a year, prior to joining the U.S. Mr. Miller joined the American Meteorological Society in Marine Corps for a four-year stint during the second 1958. He is survived by his wife at 8245 Royal View Rd., World War. Rejoining the Weather Bureau in 1946, Mr. Parma , Ohio 44129. Harli n served in various places such as Nashville, Tenn., Birmingham , Ala., and Louisville, Ky. During the Inter- Elmer Lee Whitmire national Geophysical Year (July 1957-June 1958), he served 1924-1972 as Meteorologist in Charge of the Little America Station in E. Lee Whitmire, retired Major in the U.S. Air Force, died Antarctica and during 1961 he was Station Scientific Leader 1 November 1972. Maj. Whitmire held the B.S. degree in as well as MIC at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station. geophysics with a minor in mathematics from the University For this antarctic service he received the Department of of Illinois at Urbana (1956), and also attended various mili- Commerce Silver Medal in 1959 and the Department of De- tary schools where he received his meteorological education, fense Antarctic Service Medal in June 1965; and in 1965 the which included training in hydrology, oceanography, geographical feature located at 70°53/S, 160°50/E in northern climatology, radar operation, and scope interpretation. Victoria Land, Antarctica, was named the Harlin Glacier by Maj . Whitmire began his military career in 1943 and the U.S. Board of Geographic Names. completed over 22 years of service prior to his retirement in Between his two antarctic assignments, Mr. Harlin was at 1965. During 16 years of his military career he was a mete- the Meteorological Satellite Section of the Weather Bureau in orologist, serving as Instructor of meteorology at Chanute Washington. After returning from the ice a second time, AFB, 111., for six years, commanding a weather station for Mr. Harlin was assigned as Meteorologist in the Weather two years, spending a year doing arctic meteorology in Bureau Research Station at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., where he Iceland, and serving in Europe and various weather forecast remained until his retirement in 1970. centers for a period encompassing about eight years. In addi- Mr. Harlin joined the American Meteorological Society in tion to the foregoing, Maj. Whitmire spent a year super- 1948. He is survived by his wife, Joie Harlin at Box 2, vising personnel on television and radio weather programs, Tombstone , Ariz. 85638. while still in the military. Upon his retirement in 1965 he joined the Weather Bureau, then a component of the William Bergh Kip Environmental Science Services Administration. 1905-1973 Maj. Whitmire joined the American Meteorological Society in 1953, becoming a professional member the following William B. Kip, formerly of the Onteora Club in Tanners- ville, N.Y., died recently. He attended Yale University from year. He is survived by his wife. His last address was 7262 1922-26 and received the B.A. degree in 1926. Campus Circle, Salt Lake City, Utah 84121. Bulletin American Meteorological Society 577 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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A member of the American Meteorological Society since Ben Web b Harlin 1952, Mr. Kip's last address was 7500 Midnight Pass Rd., 1911-1973 Sarasota, Fla. 33581. Ben W. Harlin, who retired in 1970 alter 30 years of service with the Wea- Ernest Miller, Jr. ther Bureau, died 15 March 1973 of a hear t attack. Mr. Harlin was edu- 1931-1973 cated at Cumberland University in Ernest Miller, Jr., of the Ernest Miller Nursery, North Royal- Lebanon, Tenn., where he took the ton, Ohio, died 21 January 1973. Mr. Miller was interested B.S. degree in 1934 in chemistry and in meteorology as a hobby since his youth. He held a degree mathematics; he later studied physics in physics from Case Institute of Technology, Cleveland, an d education at the University of Ohi o (1953) and studied engineering at Ohio State Univer- Tennessee, Knoxville, and took grad- sity, Columbus, Ohio, until 1955. uate courses in meteorology at the I n 1953 Mr. Miller became a meteorologist for the North University of California at Los Angeles during the academic Royalton Civil Defense Corporation while maintaining his years 1947-48. position at the Miller Nursery. His particular interests in Mr. Harlin began his Weather Bureau career at Knoxville, meteorology included lightning, thunderstorm cells, and local Tenn. , in 1940 as a Junio r Observer, transferred to LaGuardia hig h winds. (now Kennedy) Airport for a year, prior to joining the U.S. Mr. Miller joined the American Meteorological Society in Marine Corps for a four-year stint during the second 1958. He is survived by his wife at 8245 Royal View Rd., World War. Rejoining the Weather Bureau in 1946, Mr. Parma , Ohio 44129. Harli n served in various places such as Nashville, Tenn., Birmingham , Ala., and Louisville, Ky. During the Inter- Elmer Lee Whitmire national Geophysical Year (July 1957-June 1958), he served 1924-1972 as Meteorologist in Charge of the Little America Station in E. Lee Whitmire, retired Major in the U.S. Air Force, died Antarctica and during 1961 he was Station Scientific Leader 1 November 1972. Maj. Whitmire held the B.S. degree in as well as MIC at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station. geophysics with a minor in mathematics from the University For this antarctic service he received the Department of of Illinois at Urbana (1956), and also attended various mili- Commerce Silver Medal in 1959 and the Department of De- tary schools where he received his meteorological education, fense Antarctic Service Medal in June 1965; and in 1965 the which included training in hydrology, oceanography, geographical feature located at 70°53/S, 160°50/E in northern climatology, radar operation, and scope interpretation. Victoria Land, Antarctica, was named the Harlin Glacier by Maj . Whitmire began his military career in 1943 and the U.S. Board of Geographic Names. completed over 22 years of service prior to his retirement in Between his two antarctic assignments, Mr. Harlin was at 1965. During 16 years of his military career he was a mete- the Meteorological Satellite Section of the Weather Bureau in orologist, serving as Instructor of meteorology at Chanute Washington. After returning from the ice a second time, AFB, 111., for six years, commanding a weather station for Mr. Harlin was assigned as Meteorologist in the Weather two years, spending a year doing arctic meteorology in Bureau Research Station at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., where he Iceland, and serving in Europe and various weather forecast remained until his retirement in 1970. centers for a period encompassing about eight years. In addi- Mr. Harlin joined the American Meteorological Society in tion to the foregoing, Maj. Whitmire spent a year super- 1948. He is survived by his wife, Joie Harlin at Box 2, vising personnel on television and radio weather programs, Tombstone , Ariz. 85638. while still in the military. Upon his retirement in 1965 he joined the Weather Bureau, then a component of the William Bergh Kip Environmental Science Services Administration. 1905-1973 Maj. Whitmire joined the American Meteorological Society in 1953, becoming a professional member the following William B. Kip, formerly of the Onteora Club in Tanners- ville, N.Y., died recently. He attended Yale University from year. He is survived by his wife. His last address was 7262 1922-26 and received the B.A. degree in 1926. Campus Circle, Salt Lake City, Utah 84121. Bulletin American Meteorological Society 577

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