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Passed Away on March 17
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John Backus

John Backus John Backus (John Warner Backus) was born on Wednesday, December 03, 1924 in Philadelphia and he was a famous computer programmer from United States.

Life in Brief:

- Being born on Dec 03, John was a Sagittarius.
- his ethnicity: White.
- Brother : Cecil Backus.

John Backus had studied at Hill School, Pottstown, PA and then he attended the Chemistry, University of Virginia (but he dropped out).

John dated Marjorie Jamison (wife) and amongst other amorous encounters was Barbara Stannard (wife).

He died on Saturday, March 17, 2007, in Ashland; cause of death: unspecified.

Famous Why : Inventor of BNF.

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Date Added: 02 May '10

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