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Not as far as I know, but like him my family immigrated from the Netherlands. In my case, though, my grandparents immigrated in the 1880s. He came on his own as an adult after he was already well-known in computer science.
I started with Fortran before it needed a number and did some coding in FAP, then coded in various assembly languages for mainframes, minis and micros. Along the way I picked up bits of COBOL, PL/I, BASIC, CBASIC, ALGOL... I am still grateful for C.