Gerald M. Clemence

Gerald M. Clemence (1908-1974) worked as an astronomer at the Naval Observatory from 1930-1963. He became Director of the Nautical Almanac Office February 28, 1945 and remained in that position until Jan 31, 1958, when he became the first modern Scientific Director of the Naval Observatory, 1958-1963. He was a member of the National Academy of Sciences is best known for his general theory of the motion of Mars. Painting by Beverly Stautz
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