Passel, Charles F.

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Passel, Charles F. Gender: M
Charles Fay Passel
born on 9 April 1915 at 11:40 (= 11:40 AM )
Place Indianapolis, Indiana, 39n46, 86w09
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 18°47' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 24°24 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 01°04'


American polar scientist responsible along with Paul Siple for the development of the wind chill factor parameter. Passel was a major participant in the third Antarctic Expedition of Admiral Richard E. Byrd (1939–1941). Passel had several diverse duties on the expedition (as all the expedition members did) including as a dog team driver. His work with Siple was published in the American Philosophical Society. Passel's diary was published in 1995 as the book Ice. He died on 27 December 2002, aged 87, in Abilene, Texas.

Link to Wikipedia biography



Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 87)
  • Vocation : Science : Geology (Polar)
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer (Diarist)
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (Wind chill factor parameter)