Chuck Peddle

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Charles Ingerham “Chuck” Peddle[1] (November 25, 1937 – December 15, 2019) was an American electrical engineer. He was born in Bangor, Maine. He was best known as the main designer of the MOS Technology 6502 microprocessor, as well as the KIM-1 SBC (single-board computer) and the Commodore PET PC (personal computer).[2]

Peddle died at the age of 82 on December 15, 2019 at his Santa Cruz, California home of pancreatic cancer.[3]

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  1. Peddle, Charles Ingerham; et al. (1976). "Integrated circuit microprocessor with parallel binary adder having on-the-fly correction to provide decimal results". US 3991307.
  2. "Chuck Peddle BYTE Interview" (PDF). BYTE Magazine.
  3. "In Memoriam Chuck Peddle".

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