Grace Hopper

“Grace Brewster Murray Hopper was born in New York City on 9 December 1906. She received her B.A. in Mathematics and Physics from Vassar College in 1928, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She continued her graduate studies in mathematics at Yale University, where she was awarded her M.A. (1930) and Ph.D. (1934). From 1931 to 1943, she was a member of the mathematics faculty at Vassar College. In December 1943, she joined the United States Naval Reserve and attended Midshipman’s School at Northampton, Massachusetts.”

Henry S. Tropp. 2003. Hopper, Grace Murray. In Encyclopedia of Computer Science (4th ed.), Anthony Ralston, Edwin D. Reilly, and David Hemmendinger (Eds.). John Wiley and Sons Ltd., Chichester, UK 786-788.

 

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