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Claude Elwood Shannon (1916 - 2001)

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Claude Elwood Shannon
Born in Petoskey, Michigan, United Statesmap
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Husband of [private wife (1920s - unknown)]
[children unknown]
Died in Medford, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 5 Feb 2019 | Created 30 Apr 2016
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Claude Shannon was awarded the National Medal of Science.

Biography

Notable awards

Stuart Ballantine Medal (1955)
IEEE Medal of Honor (1966)
National Medal of Science (1966)
Harvey Prize (1972)
Claude E. Shannon Award (1972)
Harold Pender Award (1978)
John Fritz Medal (1983)
Kyoto Prize (1985)
National Inventors Hall of Fame (2004)

His father, Claude, Sr. (1862–1934), a descendant of early settlers of New Jersey, was a self-made businessman, and for a while, a Judge of Probate. Shannon's mother was Mabel Wolf Shannon (1890–1945)

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Claude is 23 degrees from Donald Howard, 21 degrees from Julia Howe and 20 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.