Ray Tomlinson – Email Founder Expired at the age of 74.
Ray Tomlinson who hold the credit for finding email has died at the age of 74 due to a heart attack.
Raymond Samuel Tomlinson was a pioneering American computer programmer who implemented the first email program on the ARPANET system, the precursor to the Internet, in 1971.
Tomlinson was born in Amsterdam, New York, but his family soon moved to the small, unincorporated village of Vail Mills, New York. Tomlinson died at his home in Lincoln, Massachusetts, on March 5, 2016.