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Tony Morgan: Interview

Interviewee: Tony Morgan DOB: June 1937, DOD 4 April 2020
Interviewer: Ray Hennessy
Date of Interview: 08.11.2011
Role in Lyons: Commissioning Engineer
Joined Lyons: December 1957
Abstract: Joined LEO as engineer. Spent most of his career as commissioning engineer on LEO IIs and IIIs, finishing as senior commissioning engineer. In retirement LEO Computer Society’s expert on all matters relating to LEO hardware. Active Member of LEO Computers Society.
Copyright: LEO Computers Society. 
Restrictions: None known
(Recording and transcript to be added.)

Tony joined LEO in December 1957 and became Chief Commissioning Engineer for the LEO III range. He was responsible for the commissioning of the last LEO built for the Post Office and for its decommissioning of the same computer in 1981. He became an active member of the LEO Computers Society until ill health forced him to retire to a care home, though still acting as expert on engineering memorabilia for the Society. He was a stalwart of the LEO community.

Date : 8th November 2011

Creator : Leo Computers Society

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