It is inevitable that those to whom is vouchsafed a long life of usefulness should outlive the friends of their youth
My boyhood life in New York City has impressed me with the popular ignorance and also with the great need of something better than local lore and weather proverbs.
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|Birth:||3rd December, 1838|
|Death:||28th October, 1916|
Cleveland Abbe Sr. was born in New York City. He was an American astronomer and meteorologist. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Harvard in 1864, which also marked the end of his working at the US Coast Survey. He was the first, regular, official weather forecaster of the U.S. government and was an avid supporter of research in atmospheric physics. A national weather service was authorized in 1870 and Abbe devoted the rest of his career to that service.
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