Bea McPherson, One of First Women Map Makers in WWII

Nov 10, 2018

Bea McPherson in 2018.
Credit KENT STATE UNIVERSITY

Bea McPherson was in geology class at Kent in 1943 when her professor asked if a few of the women would like to be trained in map making to help the war effort.  In 2010 she was recognized by the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency.