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Kenneth T. Erickson ’39

Kenneth Erickson ’39, May 1, 1995, in Seattle, Washington. After graduating from Reed with a BA in physics, he began a career with the U.S. Weather Service in Seattle. During World War II, Kenneth served in the U.S. Army Air Force and was stationed for some time in the Pentagon as a captain. Later, while serving in the army reserve, he was staff weather officer at Kimpo Air Base in Korea. Upon his retirement from the reserves he returned to the U.S. Weather Service in Seattle, and was a senior meteorologist there until his retirement in 1979. Survivors include his wife, two daughters, and several grandchildren.

Appeared in Reed magazine: February 1996

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