Friedman, William F. (William Frederick), 1891-1969

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Dates:
Birth 1891-09-24
Death 1969-11-12
English

Biographical notes:

William F. Friedman was born in Russia and emigrated to the United States with his family as a child. Trained as a plant geneticist, he worked as a cryptologist in the private sector before joining the Office of the Chief Signal Officer, U.S. War Dept., in December 1919 as chief cryptanalyst.

From the description of Cryptography translations : typescripts, 1924-1934. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122629190

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Subjects:

  • Cryptography--Study and teaching
  • Ciphers--Manuscripts
  • Military education
  • Cryptography--History--20th century
  • Ciphers
  • Cryptography
  • Cipher and telegraph codes
  • World War, 1914-1918--Cryptography

Occupations:

  • Compilers

Places:

  • Fort Monmouth (N.J.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • New Jersey (as recorded)