Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Harry Douglas Huskey
Born: January 19, 1916 in Smoky Mountains, North Carolina, USA
Computer related contributions
- American computer designer and architect pioneer.
- Worked part-time on the early ENIAC computer in 1945.
- While in United Kingdom for a year he worked on the Pilot ACE computer with Alan Turing and others.
- Huskey designed and managed the construction of the Standards Western Automatic Computer (SWAC) at the National Bureau of Standards in Los Angeles (1949–1953).
- Designed the G15 computer for Bendix Aviation Corporation, often considered as the first "personal" computer in the world.