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Joe Ossanna

Joseph F. Ossanna (December 10, 1928 - November 28, 1977), received his BSEE[?] from Wayne State University[?], Detroit, Michigan, in 1952. Ha was since a member of the Technical Staff of the Bell Telephone Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey. He was actively engaged in the software design of Multics (Multiplexed Information and Computing Service), a general purpose programming system used at the Bell Telephone Laboratories. He also authored the first version of troff for Unix. He died in an accident, being run over by a car.

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