Harry Huskey

Updated: 12/31/2020 by Computer Hope
Harry Huskey

Name: Harry Douglas Huskey

Born: January 19, 1916, in Smoky Mountains, North Carolina, USA

Death: April 9, 2017 (Age: 101)

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 SWAC (Standards Western Automatic Computer) 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.

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