Siple, Paul Allman, 1908-1968

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1908-12-18
Death 1968-11-25
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Paul Allman Siple (b. December 18, 1908, Montpelier, Ohio-d. November 25, 1968, Arlington, Virginia), American Antarctic explorer and protege of explorer Richard E. Byrd. Siple was a member of three Antarctic expeditions from 1928 to 1941. He worked to develop cold weather clothing and with Charles F. Passel, developed the concept of wind chill factor, a term he coined during his work.

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w6c554dw
SNAC ID:
3255592

Subjects:

  • Arctic
  • Boy Scouts
  • Arctic regions
  • Arctic regions--Discovery and exploration
  • Eagle Scouts

Occupations:

  • Scientists

Places:

  • Australia, 03, CU
  • Erie, PA, US
  • New Zealand, 00, NZ
  • Arctic regions, ,
  • Montpelier, OH, US
  • Antarctica, 00, AQ
  • Arlington, VA, US