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Biographical entry Wait, George Ray (1886 - 1953)

Born
7 September 1886
Chase, Kansas, United States of America
Died
9 April 1953
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
Occupation
Physicist and Teacher

Summary

George Ray Wait worked for the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism at the Carnegie Institution of Washington, USA from 1920 to 1951. As part of this role he was sent to Western Australia as Observer-in-charge at the Watheroo Magnetic Observatory (1921-1924).

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1913 - 1914
Career position - Assistant Instructor at the Kansas State Teachers College
1914
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the Kansas State Teachers College
1914 - 1916
Career position - Science Teacher in North Dakota, USA
1917
Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at the State University in Iowa, USA
1920
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the State University, Iowa
1920 - 1951
Career position - Research Physicist in the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism at the Carnegie Institution of Washington, USA
1921 - 1924
Career position - Observer-in-charge at the Watheroo Magnetic Observatory in Western Australia

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Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.