Bill Gates Sr: He Was The Real Bill Gates, Says Microsoft Co-Founder On Dad's Death
Bill Gates Sr, a lawyer, and father of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, died on Monday at his beach home on Hood Canal, in the Seattle area. He was 94.
The cause was Alzheimer's disease, his family said in an announcement on Tuesday. William Henry Gates II was born on November 30, 1925, in Bremerton, Washington,
"My dad was the ''real'' Bill Gates. He was everything I try to be and I will miss him every day," Bill Gates tweeted.
My dad was the “real” Bill Gates. He was everything I try to be and I will miss him every day.https://t.co/OnAEsmosNb
According to the New York Times, Bill Gates Sr played a crucial role in establishing the world's largest philanthropy, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.