Peter Samson

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Peter Samson

Name: Peter R. Samson

Born: 1941

Computer-related contributions

  • American computer scientist who is known for creating pioneering computer software.
  • Contributing architect to the Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) PDP-6, and wrote the machine's first FORTRAN compiler.
  • Author of Fortran II.
  • Wrote the first editions of the Tech Model Railroad Club (TMRC) dictionary.