SJQCC         San Jose Quarter Century Club 






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See the message from our president in the latest newsletter. 

Did you know that the IBM Retirement Club has changed it's membership criteria? If you once worked for IBM and you don't anymore, you can be a retirement club member.  See the retirement club website at

 Also find some great entertainment info in the PDF version of the newsletter. There are a lot of activities available. Check out the PDF version for all the details. trips, events and of course the most important "In Memoriam" section. See newsletter for details.

Due to changes at the San Jose Cottle site (like consolidations and building being torn down) we have disconnected the phone number. Please use email to contact us at

The newsletter is obviously the most important section to read on this site and is updated quarterly. It is available online and is available for download in PDF format.  There is a new archive section in case you want to see a previous version. A free Acrobat PDF reader is available. I will include in this "News" section any other special notices or noteworthy items that officers would like to bring to your attention or items members may contribute.  So check back often.

Here is a handy link to the San Jose Retirement Club Website

Dale Fisk contributed a very interesting article he wrote on punch cards, (PDF format), and a link to the
Columbia University Computing History web site.  Very interesting stuff!

This may bring back memories....."Old Iron"

Our Mission

  • To  continue the friendship and good fellowship which has developed from twenty-five years or more of service in IBM.

  • To promote enjoyment among members by means of occasional social gatherings to which spouses or guests of members will be invited.

  • To cheer and comfort members in time of sorrow, sickness or other circumstances which affect their ability to carry on normal activities.
  2005 IBM Quarter Century Club of San Jose, CA wc-01