Ralph Griswold

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Ralph GriswoldName: Ralph E. Griswold

Born: May 19, 1934 in Modesto, California, USA

Death: October 4, 2006 (Age: 72)

Computer related contributions

  • American computer scientist who is noted for his research into high-level programming languages and symbolic computation.
  • His language credits include the string processing language SNOBOL, SL5, and Icon.


  • Graphics Programming in Icon (2000)
  • Icon Programming Language, 3rd Edition (2000)
  • Implementation of the Icon Programming Language (1987)
  • The Macro Implementation of Snobol 4 (1972)