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

Martin Campbell-Kelly

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print March 2009 |
Published online January 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/92635

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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 agent, and his wife, Louise, née Weston. He was educated at Catford grammar school, but left at the age of fourteen to train as a solicitor's clerk. Invalided out of the army during the Second World War on account of a heart defect, in October 1940 he became the share registrar of the ...

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