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Hopper, Grace Brewster Murray

Christopher H. Sterling.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Computer Science. 1145 words.

Hopper, Grace Brewster Murray (09 December 1906–01 January 1992), naval officer and pioneer developer of computer languages, was born in New York City, the daughter of Walter Fletcher...

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Martin, James Thomas

Martin Campbell-Kelly.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Computer Science. 2005 words.

Martin, James Thomas (1933–2013), computer systems analyst, author, and philanthropist, was born on 19 October 1933 at the cottage hospital, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, the only...

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Packard, David

Kathryn Lorimer Koken.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Computer Science. 1449 words.

Packard, David (07 September 1912–26 March 1996), industrialist and philanthropist, was born in Pueblo, Colorado, the son of Sperry S. Packard, a successful lawyer, and Ella Graber Packard,...

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Watson, Arthur Kittridge

Edward L. Lach, Jr..

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Science; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1461 words.

Watson, Arthur Kittridge (23 April 1919–26 July 1974), corporate executive and diplomat, was born in Summit, New Jersey, the son of Thomas J. Watson, Sr., a business executive, and Jeanette...

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