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Thomas Raymond Thompson (TRT)

Thomas Raymond Thompson (TRT)


Known within J Lyons & Co simply as TRT, he was one of the giants of the LEO enterprise. 

The Lyons Mail published an appreciation of TRT in its April 1976 issue. This can be found in the Warwick University Simmons archive filed as 383-S4-14-2-9.jpg.

The Lyons Journal published a personality profile of T.R. Thompson in August 1961 (available on request). 

TRT is cited in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. To see a preview of the entry, visit the dictionary's website.

Please Note: This item is not in our collection and is included here for signposting purposes only.

Professor Frank Land wrote of his recollections of TRT for the LEO Computers Society's newsletter, LEO Matters, (Recollections of TRT, Spring 2020, volume 7, pp10-11).




Photograph of Thomas Raymond Thompson (TRT) Click for a larger version

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