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Reynold B. Johnson's Death

Born (Birthday) July 16, 1906

Death Date September 15, 1998

Age of Death 92 years

Cause of Death Melanoma

Profession Computer Scientist

The computer scientist Reynold B. Johnson died at the age of 92. Here is all you want to know, and more!

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Inventor and computer pioneer who invented the first computer hard disk drive while working for IBM in 1956. He also invented the videocassette tape while worming for Sony.

He had a daughter and two sons with his wife, Beatrice.

Reynold B. Johnson died on Tuesday in Palo Alto, Calif. He was 92. The cause was a metastatic melanoma, family members said.