Mr. Leslie G. Gray, meteorologist at the San Francisco station, was retired at the termination of October 13, 1943 on account of disability. He was born in Champaign, Ill., on April 2, 1902. His service in the Weather Bureau began in San Francisco on July 16, 1925 as junior observer. He was subsequently assigned to Mount Shasta and San Francisco. Mr. Gray was Western Fire-weather Coordinator at the time of his retirement.
[Weather Bureau Topics and Personnel, February 1944] http://www.history.noaa.gov/nwsbios/nwsbios_page26.html
Forest Fire-Danger Rating and Its Application in California
Authors: Curry, John R.; Gray, Leslie G.; Funk, I. Clare
Source: Journal of Forestry, Volume 38, Number 11, 1 November 1940 , pp. 855-866(12)
Publisher: Society of American Foresters