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Paul Dixon: Interview

Interviewee: Paul Dixon DOB: September 29th 1928
Interviewer: Mike Storey
Date of Interview: 4th April 2016, transcribed 2nd February 2017
Joined LEO 1955
Role in LEO: Programmer, Consultant

Abstract: Paul Dixon, a refugee from Czechoslovakia (Prague) in 1947, graduated from Manchester University with an honours degree in Economics and Politics. Intrigued by an advertisement for programmers, applied, was interviewed by Peter Hermon and joined LEO Computers as a programmer. Although only with LEO for two years had a rapid rise ranging over a range of applications. Joined Roger Coleman at LEO II customer Ilford’s. Emigrated to Canada and later the USA for a career in computing, including very senior, and prominent positions with major companies.

Copyright: Leo Computers Society.

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(Recording and transcript to be added.)

Date : 4th April 2016

Creator : Leo Computers Society

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH53383. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

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