Raye Montague

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Raye Montague
Raye Montague in 2017.jpg
Raye Jean Jordan

(1935-01-21)January 21, 1935
DiedOctober 10, 2018(2018-10-10) (aged 83)
Little Rock, Arkansas, U.S.
Cause of deathHeart failure
OccupationNaval engineer

Raye Jean Montague (née Jordan; January 21, 1935 – October 10, 2018)[1] was an American naval engineer. She was known for creating the first computer-generated rough draft of a U.S. naval ship. She was the first female program manager of ships in the United States Navy.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Terrell, Donna (October 10, 2018). "Arkansas' "Hidden Figure" Raye Montague Passes Away". KLRT-TV. Retrieved October 10, 2018.
  2. Finley, Taryn (February 21, 2017). "Janelle Monáe Honors 'Hidden Figure' And Naval Engineer Raye Montague". Huffington Post. Retrieved February 23, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)