Gordon French

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Gordon French, co-founder of the Homebrew Computer Club

Gordon French is a computer engineer and programmer who played a key role in the Homebrew Computer Club.

On 5 March 1975, Gordon French hosted the first meeting of the Homebrew Computer Club in his garage,[1] in Menlo Park, San Mateo County, California. He attended the first three sessions, but when he was offered a post at the Social Security Administration, he moved to Baltimore.[2]


  1. ^ "Homebrew@30". Digibarn Computer Museum. Retrieved 10 April 2013.
  2. ^ Markoff, John (2005). What the Dormouse Said. New York: Viking. p. 281. ISBN 0-670-03382-0.