Hollerith, Herman

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Born: Feb 29, 1860 AD
Died: 1929 AD, at 69 years of age.

Nationality: American
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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.


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