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Hollerith, Herman

Born: 1860 AD
Died: 1929 AD
4.9 (98.52%) 81 votes

1860 – Born on the 29th of February.

1875 – Hollerith entered the City College of New York.

1879 – Graduated from the Columbia University School of Mines with an "Engineer of Mines" degree.

1880 – He listed himself as a mining engineer while living in Manhattan.

1890 – He completed his Ph.D. at Columbia University.

         – On the 15th of September, he married Lucia Beverley Talcott.

         – He built machines under contract for the US Census Bureau, which used them to tabulate the census in 2.5 years.

1896 – He started his own business when he founded the Tabulating Machine Company.

1929 – Died on the 17th of November of a heart attack and was buried in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Georgetown, Washington, D.C.

4.9 (98.52%) 81 votes