Virginia Williamson

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Virginia Williamson (also Virginia Londner Green and Virginia Peschke) was the co-founder, owner and publisher of Byte magazine. She founded the magazine in 1975 together with her ex-husband, Wayne Green the founder/publisher of the amateur radio magazine 73.[1][2] She sold the magazine to McGraw-Hill in 1979,[3] but remained publisher until 1983.[2][4][5] She later married Gordon Williamson, who in 1988 published a book about her ex-husband Wayne Green, titled See Wayne Run. Run, Wayne, Run. Williamson died in 2015.[6]


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  3. ^ "Byte Magazine". Rhode Island Computer Museum. Retrieved 2014-04-29.
  4. ^ "Publisher change for Byte". Peterborough Transcript. February 3, 1983.
  5. ^ Welsh, Theresa; Welsh, David (2007). Priming the Pump: How TRS-80 Enthusiasts Helped Spark the PC Revolution. The Seeker Books. ISBN 978-0-9793468-1-1.
  6. ^ "Gordon Williamson". Rand - Wilson Funeral Home. Retrieved 23 August 2019.