Frances Spence

1922 - 2012

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Frances V. Spence (née Bilas; March 2, 1922 – July 18, 2012) was one of the original programmers for the ENIAC (the first electronic digital computer). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frances Spence has received more than 63,654 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Frances Spence is the 271st most popular engineer, the 7,241st most popular biography from United States and the 29th most popular American Engineer.

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Among engineers, Frances Spence ranks 271 out of 325. Before her are Verghese Kurien, Peter Schreyer, Geoffrey de Havilland, Da-Wen Sun, William Armstrong, 1st Baron Armstrong, and Yaakov Ziv. After her are K. Eric Drexler, Peter Chen, John Lombe, Robert Moses, Mario Theissen, and Willy Ley.

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Among people born in 1922, Frances Spence ranks 291Before her are Kathryn Grayson, Ria Baran, Jim Pollard, Riccardo Carapellese, Darren McGavin, and Lloyd La Beach. After her are Pauline Baynes, Mochtar Lubis, René Bader, Rudolf Illovszky, Barbara Hale, and Jacques Pollet. Among people deceased in 2012, Frances Spence ranks 317Before her are Valeri Vasiliev, Barney McKenna, Jenni Rivera, Robert Hughes, Doc Watson, and Eric Sykes. After her are Slater Martin, Art Larsen, Nelson Prudêncio, Anna Schwartz, Jaime Graça, and Ian Burgess.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Frances Spence ranks 7,241 out of 15,968. Before her are David Starr Jordan (1851), Adriano Directo Emperado (1926), Jim Hanks (1961), Gabrielle Union (1972), Dell Curry (1964), and Larry Graham (1946). After her are Elizabeth Berkley (1972), David Belasco (1853), Ernest Lehman (1915), Jennifer Carpenter (1979), Bill Richardson (1947), and Stanley Turrentine (1934).

Among ENGINEERS In United States

Among engineers born in United States, Frances Spence ranks 29Before her are Rudy Van Gelder (1924), Eugene Polley (1915), Frederick Terman (1900), Burt Rutan (1943), Ransom E. Olds (1864), and Donald Wills Douglas Sr. (1892). After her are K. Eric Drexler (1955), Robert Moses (1888), Butler Lampson (1943), Robert Zubrin (1952), Gordon Bell (1934), and Robert H. Dennard (1932).