Herman Hollerith

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Birthday
29, 1860
Birthplace
Buffalo, NY
Death Date
Nov 17, 1929 (69)
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Birthday
29, 1860
Birthplace
Buffalo, NY
Death Date
Nov 17, 1929 (69)

About

American statistician who, in 1889, invented a machine to rapidly tabulate statistics, making him the father of modern automatic computation.

Before Fame

He earned a bachelor's and Ph.D. in Mining Engineering from Columbia University.

Trivia

The Tabulating Machine Company, which he founded, later merged to become IBM.

Family Life

He married Lucia Beverly Talcott in 1890.

Associated With

Another famous New York-born scientist like him was Abraham Maslow.