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Biographical entry Wallis, William Fisher (1874 - 1963)

Born
5 June 1874
Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
Died
23 June 1963
Occupation
Geophysicist and Magnetic observer

Summary

William Fisher Wallis worked for the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism at the Carnegie Institution of Washington, USA from 1913 to 1946. He was sent to Western Australia as Observer-in-charge at the Watheroo Magnetic Observatory in 1919.

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1899
Education - Bachelor of Arts (AB) completed at John Hopkins University
1900 - 1910
Career position - Magnetic Observer on the US Coast and Geodetic Survey
1913
Education - Bachelor of Science (BS) completed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
1913 - 1946
Career position - Magnetician in the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism at the Carnegie Institution of Washington, USA
1919
Career position - Observer-in-charge at the Watheroo Magnetic Observatory in Western Australia

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McCarthy, G.J.