Frederic Williams

Updated: 12/20/2017 by Computer Hope

Frederic WilliamsName: Frederic Calland Williams

Born: June 26, 1911, in Stockport, England

Death: August 11, 1977 (Age: 66)

Computer-related contributions

  • British Engineer best known for his significant contribution to the development of Radar while working at the Telecommunications Research Establishment during World War II.
  • Pioneered the first stored-program digital computer, the Manchester Mark 1 computer.
  • Recognized for the invention of an early memory device known as the Williams-Kilburn tube.

Honors and awards

  • Fellow of the Royal Society (1950).
  • Faraday Medal of the I.E.E. (1972).
  • Pioneer Award of the I.E.E.E. (1972).