Alexander Bain

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Alexander BainName: Alexander Bain

Born: October 1811, in Watten, Caithness, Scotland

Death: January 2, 1877 (Age: 65)

Computer-related contributions

  • Scottish inventor and engineer who was first to invent and patent the electric clock.
  • Installed the railway telegraph lines between Edinburgh and Glasgow.