Herman Hollerith

1860 - 1929

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Herman Hollerith was the inventor of the punched card system which predated electronic computers
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List of References (10 books/articles)

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  1. A picture of Hollerith's machine
  2. http://www-03.ibm.com/ibm/history/exhibits/builders/builders_hollerith.html,IBM


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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica

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