John Baine Fox, founded computer center at Washington and Lee University: Obituaries today

August 22, 2012 by  
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John Baine Fox, passed away Saturday, August 4th, 2012 at the age of 75.

fox-obit-art.jpgJohn Baine Fox

He graduated from De La Salle High School and earned a B.B.A. Degree from Tulane University’s Business School. In 1960 he started the computer center at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, where he designed and taught computer courses. In 1965 he became Assistant Director of Tulane University’s Computer Center designing and teaching computer courses for over 20 years. he became Manager of Information Systems at Lykes Brothers Steamship co. and later became Manager of Information Systems at Ocean Drilling & Exploration co. (ODECO). After retirement from ODECO, he began independent computer consulting for over 6 years, before joining Deloitte & Touche Accounting Firm as a computing consultant.

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