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Kilburn, Tom (1921–2001), computer scientist

Hilary J. Kahn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Science; Physics. 2378 words.

Kilburn, Tom (1921–2001), computer scientist, was born on 11 August 1921 at 111 Town Street, Soothill Nether, near Dewsbury in Yorkshire, the only son of John William Kilburn, a clerk in a...

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Mauchly, John William

Paul E. Ceruzzi.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Physics; Computer Science. 1742 words.

Mauchly, John William (30 August 1907–08 January 1980), physicist and inventor, was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, the son of Sebastian Jacob Mauchly, a physicist, and Rachel Scheidemantel. The...

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