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Francis Kenneth Schwarz
First Lieutenant,United States Army
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From a contemporary press report:

Francis Kenneth Schwarz, 76, a retired Weather Bureau research hydrometeorologist who evaluated extreme rainfall, died of a cardiovascular disorder April 1, 1999, at Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma Park.

Mr. Schwarz's work was used by the Corps of Engineers in the design of dams and other water-control structures. He retired in 1980 after a 30-year career with the Weather Bureau but continued to work as a consulting meteorologist.

A Rockville,Maryland,  resident since 1955, he was born in Monroe, New York. During World War II, he served as a lead bombardier with the 8th Air Force in
Europe and received the Distinguished Flying Cross.

He graduated cum laude from New York University, where he was also elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

Survivors include his wife, Nadine Schwarz of Rockville; two children, Patricia Ferrara of Lake Ridge and Kenneth Schwarz of Rockville; and two granddaughters.



SCHWARZ, FRANCIS K
1ST LT   US ARMY
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: 04/29/1944 - 09/14/1945
DATE OF BIRTH: 10/14/1922
DATE OF DEATH: 04/01/1999
DATE OF INTERMENT: 04/22/1999
BURIED AT: SECTION 6-J  ROW 7  SITE 3
Posted: 11 July 2004
Distinguished Flying Cross