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Cropper [née Trueman], Dame Hilary Mary (1941–2004), businesswoman

Martin Campbell-Kelly.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management; Computer Science. 963 words.

Cropper [née Trueman], Dame Hilary Mary (1941–2004), businesswoman, was born on 9 January 1941 at 6 Oldham Street, Bollington, near Macclesfield, Cheshire, the daughter of Arnold Trueman, a...

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Fairclough, Sir John Whitaker (1930–2003), computer engineer and public servant

Geoffrey Tweedale.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Computer Science. 1248 words.

Fairclough, Sir John Whitaker (1930–2003), computer engineer and public servant, was born at South View, Carlton Road, Carlton Miniott, near Thirsk, Yorkshire, on 23 August 1930, the son of...

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Fink

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Science; Education. 0 words.

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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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Hudson, Thomas Charles [Tom] (1915–2009), computer industry executive

Martin Campbell-Kelly.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management; Computer Science. 971 words.

Hudson, Thomas Charles [Tom] (1915–2009), computer industry executive, was born on 23 January 1915 at 26 Durham Road, Chislehurst, Kent, the youngest of three sons of Thomas Charles Bingant...

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Humphreys, Arthur Leslie Charles (1917–2003), computer industry executive

Martin Campbell-Kelly.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Science; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 913 words.

Humphreys, Arthur Leslie Charles (1917–2003), computer industry executive, was born on 8 January 1917 at 102 Manor Lane, Lewisham, London, the son of Percy Stuart Humphreys, insurance...

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Nixon, Sir Edwin Ronald (1925–2008), computer industry executive

Bernardo Bátiz-Lazo.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management; Computer Science. 1573 words.

Nixon, Sir Edwin Ronald (1925–2008), computer industry executive, was born at 4 Grace Road, Leicester, on 21 June 1925, the son of William Archdale Nixon, a bookbinder and later printer,...

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Sale, Anthony Edgar [Tony] (1931–2011), electrical engineer, inventor, and museum curator

Martin Campbell-Kelly.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Engineering and Technology; Computer Science; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 917 words.

Sale, Anthony Edgar [Tony] (1931–2011), electrical engineer, inventor, and museum curator, was born at 127 West Wycombe Road, High Wycombe, on 30 January 1931, the son of Stewart George...

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Simmons, John Richardson Mainwaring (1902–1985), office systems pioneer and company director

Georgina Ferry.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management; Computer Science. 1443 words.

Simmons, John Richardson Mainwaring (1902–1985), office systems pioneer and company director, was born on 18 March 1902 at 52 Ward Place, Cinnamon Gardens, Colombo, Ceylon, the third child...

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Wang, An

Stephen G. Marshall.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Computer Science; Business and Management. 2247 words.

Wang, An (07 February 1920–24 March 1990), inventor and entrepreneur, was born in Shanghai, China, the son of Yin Lu Wang, an English teacher, and Zen Wan Cheng. Wang studied electrical...

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