Tag: Robert Minard
In 1955, the Ground Observer Corps post on Telephone Hill was manned from 10 am to 10 pm. Veterans and beginners helped spot all planes flying over the area and “flash” the reports to the Air Defense Command Filter Center at White Plains. Among the veterans on duty were Janet Abeles, Jane Dean, and William Cowie. Robert Minard assisted in getting the spotting going and reporting some of the first flashes of the day. Source: The Mendham-Chester Tribune.
In 1961, James Minard of Fox Chase Road, Chester Township gave a fascinating account of his trip to Egypt as a member of a U.S. Geological Survey mission. U. S. Geological Survey. His purpose was to geologically map the western desert of Egypt, a total area of approximately 740,000 square kilometers. Jim, son of the Robert Minards, became a geologist upon graduation from Upsala College in 1948. Source: Observer-Tribune.