Claude E. Shannon

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NEW!  5 Things You Need To Know About Gaylord Native Claude Shannon
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Life in Gaylord
May 5, 1916 Herald Times article - Born in Petoskey
1920 Census - See lines 43 - 46
Grade School photo
Band photo - E flat alto horn
Letter to Connie Wolf 1963 - short biography
1986 GHS Commencement Speaker
Class of 1932 Roster


1909 Herald Times article - Wedding
Portrait of Probate Judge C. E. Shannon, Sr.
Claude Shannon, Sr. obituary .pdf and as a .jpg
Mabel (Wolf) Shannon obituary
Photo of Mabel - 1905 Gaylord Illustrated
Photo of parents outside their business at 107 W. Main

Academic Career
"A Mathematical Theory of Communication" 1948

Statue in downtown Gaylord
Inscription on Statue
1998 Herald Times article
2000 Herald Times article
2000 interview with Don Tarbutton in the Herald Times
Shannon Building (Walker then Noirot Furniture) - now site of Claude Shannon Park

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