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Edward Henry Sussenguth, American computer company executive. Recipient Interface award Data Communications, 1988.


Sussenguth, Edward Henry was born on October 10, 1932 in Holyoke, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Edward Henry and Mary Frances (Murphy) Sussenguth.


AB, Harvard University, 1954. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1964. Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1959.


Researcher International Business Machines Corporation Corporation, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1959-1964, member research and development staff Menlo Park, California, 1964-1970, manager Raleigh, North Carolina, 1970-1977, division director White Plains, New York, 1977-1980, fellow Raleigh, 1980-1991. President International Business Machines Corporation Academy Technology, 1989-1991. Consultant, since 1991.


  • He was elected Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) and received multiple awards and honors, In 1981 he was awarded the IBM Fellow for "technical leadership in the development of system network architecture.". In 1988 he received the Data Communications Interface Award. In 1989 the IEEE Simon Ramo Medal.

    And in 1992 he was elected members of the National Academy of Engineering (Computer science).


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Patentee in field.


Board directors Wake County Hospital System, Raleigh, 1985-1996. Served to lieutenant United States Navy, 1954-1957. Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (Simon Ramo medal, 1989).

Member National Academy of Engineering, Association Computing Machinery, Sigma Xi Clubs: MacGregor Downs Country (Cary, North Carolina) (governor 1980-1985), Amelia Island.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf; photography.


Married Ann Paula Coughlin, January 31, 1959. Children– Edward Henry III, John Andrew.

Edward Henry Sussenguth

Mary Frances (Murphy) Sussenguth

Ann Paula Coughlin

Edward Henry III Sussenguth

John Andrew Sussenguth