1922 - Born in Somerville, Massachusetts on May 30th.
1930 - His interest in both science and science fiction started when he saw a Buck Rogers comic strip featuring a space ship en route to Mars.
1939 - He grew up in Greater Boston, attending schools in Arlington and Cambridge, finishing Rindge Tech.
1943-1946 - He received his B.S. in astronomy from Harvard and an M. Ed. from Boston University.
- He entered the Army Air Corps Reserve, received pilot wings and lieutenant's commission at Steward Field, New York and flew 35 combat missions as copilot and pilot in Liberator (B-24) bombers with the 8th Air Force.
1951 - Recalled to active duty, he spent eight months as a squadron executive officer at Bolling Air Force Base and sixteen months as a technical instructor at the Armed Forces Special Weapons School in Sandia Base, New Mexico.
1952 - Mr. Stubbs married Mary Elizabeth Myers.
1953 - His best known story, Mission of Gravity, appeared and has been in print most of the time since.
1963 - Earned his M.S. in chemistry from Simmons College (Sputnik panic).
1972 - He has also painted astronomical and science-fiction art as George Richard. It is assumed by fans that Star Trek honored Hal by naming the U.S.S. Clement in his honor.
1976 - He retired from service as a full colonel.
1987 - He taught high school science for forty years, two in a public school and 38 at Milton Academy in Milton Massachusetts, from which he retired.
- He has served the New England Association of Chemistry Teachers as a Division Chairman, in various positions for its regular Summer Conferences, and finally as President.
- He is an honorary member of NEACT and of Aula Laudis, an honor organization of high school teachers.
1993 - Fossil was published in November, by Daw Books.
2003 - Died on October 29th in Milton, Massachusetts.
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