Clifford Berry

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Clifford Berry
Born (1918-04-19)April 19, 1918
Gladbrook, Iowa
Died October 30, 1963(1963-10-30) (aged 45)
New York City
Nationality American
Fields Electrical engineering
Alma mater Iowa State College
Doctoral advisor John Vincent Atanasoff
Known for Atanasoff–Berry computer

Clifford Edward Berry (April 19, 1918 – October 30, 1963) helped John Vincent Atanasoff create the first digital electronic computer in 1939, the Atanasoff–Berry computer (ABC).

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Berry studied electrical engineering at Iowa State University and passed 1939 with a bachelor's degree. This was followed by a postgraduate study in physics which in 1941 resulted in a master's degree.

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