William Henry Gates II Dies At The Age Of 94!: The rarest gift that a person can give his son, is the quality of being generous. William Henry Gates II has given them to his son Bill Gates Jr, and he helped him to decide when he decided to provide billions of his fortune to people in need.
William Henry Gates II
On Tuesday, the announcement was made public. William Henry Gates II,( Bill Gates Sr), 94 years had died due to Alzheimer’s disease.
The family had made the announcement, Bill Gates Sr, the father of the Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates died on Monday in his beach home on Hood Canal, in the Seattle area.
Bill Gates Sr Life
Bill Gates Sr, was born Nov. 30, 1925, in Bremerton, Washington, he was a lawyer by profession.
In 1994, he enlisted in the U.S. Army, and it was the time of World War II. After the Japanese surrender, he served in Hokkaido, Japan, and Tokyo.
He attended the University of Washington and got his law degree, after returning to Seattle in 1950. He married a university friend, Mary Maxwell 2 years later.
Also, Mary and William blessed with a boy, Trey for William III, later it became Sr and Jr for the father-son duo. They also had two daughters, Kristianne and Libby.
In 1994, Mary died from cancer. After this, Bill Gates Sr married, Mimi Gardner Gates, the prior director of the Seattle Art Museum, in 1996.
Bill Gates Sr role In Bill Gates Jr life
Jr Gates had always been a headstrong nature, which would often lead to a battle of wills between the father-son.
In 1994, elder Gates started his William H. Gates Foundation, with an initial stock gift of $94 million. It was the foundation that leads to the younger Gates to follow his father.
Now known as Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, is the world’s largest philanthropy.