ENIAC Team, 1946

Left to Right: unidentified man in uniform, Frances Bilas (later Spence), Homer Spence (electrical engineer), Jim Cummings (draftsman), Marlyn Wescoff (later Meltzer), John Mauchly,
Ruth Lichterman (later Teitelbaum), Betty Jean Jennings (later Bartik),
and Kay McNulty (later Mauchly Antonelli).


It is with a heavy yet grateful heart that we note all of the ENIAC Programmers have left us. We miss their good humor and brilliance, their wonderful stories and dynamic first-hand accounts of their pioneering contributions.


Jean Bartik (b. 10/27/1924, d. 3/23/2011)

New York Times Obituary, April 7, 2011
Kathy Kleiman Blog Post, 3/24/2011

 Betty Holberton (b. 3/7/1917, d. 12/8/2001)

New York Times Obituary, December 17, 2001
Washington Post Obituary excerpt, December 11, 2001

 Kathleen Mauchly Antonelli (b. 2/12/1921, d. 4/29/2006)

Dave Farber’s Interesting People List, April 25, 2006
In Memoriam by Kimberly Blessing, April 24, 2006


We honor the ENIAC Programmers’ amazing lives and their fervent drive to make computers and programming easier for us all to use!

Frances Bilas Spence (1922 – 2013)
Jean Jennings Bartik (1924 – 2011)
Marlyn Wescoff Meltzer (1922 – 2008)
Kathleen “Kay” McNulty Mauchly Antonelli (1921 – 2006)
Frances Elizabeth “Betty” Holberton (1917 – 2001)
Ruth Lichterman Teitelbaum (1924 – 1986)

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