Bob Simpson
 


 

Age: 102



Summary: meteorologist who began his career with the U.S. Weather Bureau in 1940 and established a tropical weather observatory at Mauna Loa, Hawaii while he was director of the National Hurricane Center, where he and engineer Hebert Saffir developed the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale, which rates hurricanes on a scale of 1-5 for their potential to cause property damage.




Cause of Death: After a stroke



Born: November 19, 1912


 
Died: December 19, 2014



Location:
Washington, D.C.