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Not the oldest, and have only posted twice before, but I do follow CP daily.
Born 1951. Employed as a programmer from 1972 to 2017.
Now retired but still programming as a volunteer for a Christian organization.
And for those talking about fathers, my father was born in 1893 and fought in both world wars.
1914-1918 for the British Army, in Greece.
1939-1945 for the Australian Air Force, in the Middle East.
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.