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Encyclopedia > John William Mauchly

John William Mauchly (August 30, 1907January 8, 1980) was an American physicist and computer engineer who, along with J. Presper Eckert, designed ENIAC, the first general-purpose electronic digital computer, and UNIVAC I, the first commercial computer made in the United States. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and died in Ambler, Pennsylvania. Grew up in Chevy Chase, Maryland

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John Mauchly - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1819 words)
Mauchly was born August 30, 1907 in Cincinnati, Ohio.
John Mauchly has also been credited for being the first one using the verb "to program" in his 1942 paper on electronic computing, although in the context of ENIAC, not in its current meaning.
Mauchly and Eckert's patent claim on the 1946 ENIAC was invalidated by U.S. Federal Court decision in October, 1973 for several reasons.
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