Grace murray hopper collection, archives center, national museum of american history, smithsonian institution [ open image in a new tab. More about grace hopper in the world of technology, most women do not get the recognition that rear admiral dr grace murray hopper has received. Computer programming pioneer grace murray hopper had an early love of mathematics but also enjoyed play and sports learn about her young life. Grace hopper: mom computer and rear admiral us navy grace hopper (grace hopper), nee - grace brewster murray - 9121906 - 1011992 - american female. Grace murray hopper 1906 - 1992 grace murray hopper may have been ahead of her time she certainly did things that were a little unusual for women of her day.
Rear adm grace murray hopper a version of this biography obituary appears in print on january 3, 1992, on page a00017 of the national edition with the headline: rear adm grace m hopper dies innovator in computers was 85. Grace murray hopper (december 9, 1906 - january 1, 1992) extensive grace hopper biography and images from the united states navy naval historical center grace hopper links from chips, the united states navy information technology magazine. Dr grace murray hopper - computer programmer, mathematician, military leader posted on october 20 dr grace murray hopper grace brewster murray hopper (2014) the biographycom website. Written by rebecca norman, class of 2000 (agnes scott college) grace brewster murray hopper was born in new york city on december 9, 1906, to walter fletcher murray and mary campbell horne murray. Admiral grace hopper is one of the most important people in the history of computing she is a significant reason you are viewing this page right now find this pin and more on amazing women by joeklemmer read a biography of dr grace murray hopper.
Grace murray hopper early years born december 9, 1906 new york, new york named after mothers best friend grace brewster oldest of 3 sister mary 3 years younger, brother roger 5 years younger. Grace hopper: admiral of the cyber sea this biography not only illuminates hopper's pioneering accomplishments in a field that came to be dominated by men grace murray hopper: women of wisdom lynn gilbert 50 out of 5 stars 5. Bio-energy nuclear stem energy economy energy economy home five fast facts about technologist grace hopper grace hopper grace murray hopper was one of the first computer programmers to work on the harvard mark i. Dr grace murray hopper was a trailblazing technologist nicknamed the first lady of software, she invented compiled programming languages while working on the very earliest electronic computers. Biography a 1962 institute of radio engineers (ire) born grace brewster murray in new york city grace murray hopper was buried at arlington national cemetery, arlington, virginia, with full navy ceremony.
Rear admiral dr grace murray hopper was a remarkable woman who grandly rose to the challenges of programming the first computers. Biography cobol tombstone, 1960 grace hopper was born in new york, new york, in 1906 she held a bs in mathematics and physics from vassar college (1928) and an ms (1930) and phd in mathematics (1934) from yale university. Nicknamed amazing grace, grace hopper serves as a role model and inspiration to women working in a variety of stem fields today.
Hopper was born grace brewster murray in new york city for her preparatory school education, she attended the hartridge school in plainfield, nj extensive grace hopper biography and images from the united states navy naval historical center. In a fast-moving tech world, it's worth taking time to remember grace hopper a navy admiral and math whiz, she taught computers to talk. The my hero project has been using media to celebrate the best of humanity grace hopper biography - from the publications of the san diego supercomputer center for more information about the life of grace murray hopper, read robert slater's portraits in silicon, mit press, 1987.
A hollywood biopic about the life of computer pioneer grace murray hopper in grace hopper and the invention of the information age beyer's meticulously researched biography shows how hopper was one of the first to realise that software was the key to unlocking the power of the. Get information, facts, and pictures about grace hopper at encyclopediacom make research projects and school reports about grace hopper easy with credible articles from our free, online encyclopedia and dictionary. Sfr v the contributions of grace murray hopper to computer science and computer education dissertation presented to the graduate council of the. Yale president peter salovey announced on feb 11 that the university would rename calhoun college in honor of grace murray hopper '30 ma, '34 phd. Read a biography of dr grace murray hopper, the famous woman inventor who developed the cobol computer programming language.