J. Presper Eckert (1919-1995)

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Date
1940s ca.
Photographer
Denning, Michael
Credit Line
Purchase of the Computer History Museum
Copyright Owner
© Michael Denning
Object ID
102649741

An inveterate electronics tinkerer, Philadelphia native J. Presper Eckert had worked for TV pioneer Philo Farnsworth while still in high school. Eckert became ENIAC’s chief engineer on his 24th birthday.