Jean Bartik

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Birthday
27, 1924
Birthplace
Missouri
Death Date
Mar 23, 2011 (86)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
27, 1924
Birthplace
Missouri
Death Date
Mar 23, 2011 (86)

About

American computer programmer best known for her work on the ENIAC computer (the first general purpose computer).

Before Fame

She attended Northwest Missouri State Teachers College and the University of Pennsylvania.

Trivia

She was given a fellowship by the Computer History Museum in 2008 for her work with ENIAC.

Family Life

She grew up in Gentry County, Missouri, and was married.

Associated With

John Mauchly, co-inventor of the ENIAC, walked her down the aisle at her wedding.