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

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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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associatedWith Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626 person
associatedWith Bacon, Roger, 1214?-1294. person
associatedWith Cryptology Collection (University of Pennsylvania) corporateBody
associatedWith Francis Bacon Foundation corporateBody
associatedWith Friedman, Elizebeth, 1892-1980, person
correspondedWith Gamow, Barbara, 1905-1976 person
correspondedWith Gamow, George, 1904-1968. person
associatedWith Givierge, Marcel. person
associatedWith Gyldén, Yves. person
associatedWith Mendelsohn, Charles J. (Charles Jastrow), 1880-1939. person
associatedWith Newbold, William Romaine, 1865-1926. person
associatedWith Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 person
associatedWith United States. War Dept. Military Intelligence Division. corporateBody
associatedWith U.S. Army Signal School. corporateBody
associatedWith Voynich, Wilfred Michael, 1865-1930. person
associatedWith Wright, Louis B. (Louis Booker), 1899-1984 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Fort Monmouth (N.J.)
United States
New Jersey
Cryptography--Study and teaching
Military education
Cryptography--History--20th century
Cipher and telegraph codes
World War, 1914-1918--Cryptography


Birth 1891-09-24

Death 1969-11-12




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