Claude Elwood Shannon (1916 - 2001)
30 Apr 1916
Petoskey, Michigan, United States
(1920s - unknown)]
24 Feb 2001
Medford, Massachusetts, United States
Profile last modified 5 Feb 2019
| Created 30 Apr 2016
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Claude Shannon was awarded the National Medal of Science.
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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