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Erik Larson
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Issac Cline

Isaac Cline was a college student when his dean recommended him to the Chief of the US Signal Corps, later known as the US Weather Bureau, who had asked the nation's top universities for recruits to fill important positions with his revamped Bureau. Isaac's name was submitted and since he'd always had a fascination with weather, he could not refuse the offer. It was the start of a career that would last a life-time.

After training in DC, Isaac was assigned to remote weather stations in Arkansas and Texas. Along the way, the brilliant young man was able to earn his M.D. and became the nation's first doctor who studied the impact of weather on man. After proving his value, he was selected to head the Galveston, Texas, weather station. By September 1900, life was good for Isaac. He and his beloved wife, Cora, had three daughters...

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