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Frederic Williams
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Born in Romily, Cheshire
Born on 26th of June 1911
Died on 11th of August 1977

Born 1911. Born 1977 - English electrical engineer.



Studied engineering at Manchester and Oxford. World authority on radar during WWII. Known for his development of the Williams tube. Operated world’s first stored program computer in 1948. Elected FRS in 1950, knighted in 1976.

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