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Frank Waldo

Frank Waldo, American meteorologist, engineer. Member staff National Industrial Conference Board.


  • Waldo, Frank was born on November 4, 1857 in Cincinnati. Son of Frederic Augustus and Frances (Leonard) Waldo.

  • Education

    • Brother of Leonard W. Bachelor of Science, Marietta College, 1878, Doctor of Philosophy., 1889. Harvard University, 1880-1884.


    • Assistant in Harvard Observatory, 1878-1881. Computer and professor United States Signal Service, 1881-1887. Instructor astronomy, Harvard Annex (now Radcliffe College), 1880-1881.

      In the United States Government service, in Europe, 1882-1883. Instructor meteorology, Corcoran School of Science, Columbian U., 1884-1885. Special agent United States Weather Bureau, 1890.

      Cattle ranching, 1896-1902. Editorial work, 1902-1907. Expert in industrial education Massachusetts Commision on Industrial Education, Massachusetts State Board of Education, 1907-1911.

      Improvement and building engineering, since 1914. Served as professor of meteorology United States Navy, aviation detachment, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1917-1918.


    • Author: Modern Meteorology, London, 1893. Elementary Meteorology, for Schools and Colleges, 1896. Co-editor: Blinds’ George Eliot, 1904.


    Member staff National Industrial Conference Board.


    • Married Sarah M. Jaques, September 13, 1881.
    • father: Frederic Augustus Waldo
    • mother: Frances (Leonard) Waldo
    • spouse: Sarah M. Jaques
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    Born November 4, 1857
    Died March 7, 1920
    (aged 62)