Death of Ray Tomlinson

April 23, 1941 - March 6, 2016
| Age 74

The inventor of modern email
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Ray Tomlinson, the computer programmer who invented modern email, has died at 74, according to his employer, Raytheon Co. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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