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date: 15 December 2019

Stibitz, George Robertlocked

(30 Apr. 1904–31 Jan. 1995)
  • David Alan Grier

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Stibitz, George Robert (30 Apr. 1904–31 Jan. 1995), engineer and pioneer of computing, was born to George and Mildred Murphy Stibitz in York, Pennsylvania. His father, a professor of ancient languages and the Old Testament, took a position at what became the United Theological Seminary and moved the family to Dayton, Ohio. In Dayton Stibitz enrolled in the progressive Moraine Park School, whose founders included ...

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