[SIGCIS-Members] In Memory of Harry Huskey

Brian Berg brianberg at gmail.com
Sat Apr 15 06:42:46 PDT 2017

A UC Santa Cruz story on Huskey is here

Brian Berg

On Fri, Apr 14, 2017 at 9:43 PM, Brian L. Stuart <blstuart at bellsouth.net>

> It is a sad day indeed.  Dr. Huskey was one of the most influential,
> yet least known of the early pioneers.  In addition to his work on
> the ENIAC, the Pilot ACE, the SWAC, and the Bendix G-15 were
> all designed or influenced by him.  As mentioned in the memorial
> statement, one of his PhD students was Wirth.  In addition, one
> of his master's students was Ken Thompson.
> If I'm not mistaken, Dr. Huskey was the last living member of
> any of the pre-industry computer development teams.  I cannot
> help but feel that this marks the passing of the founding generation
> of our field and the end of an era.
> --------------------------------------------
> On Fri, 4/14/17, Brian Berg <brianberg at gmail.com> wrote:
>  In Memory Of Harry Huskey COMPUTER
> ...
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