The elder Gates was an Army veteran and a founding companion in a Seattle legislation agency, in accordance his official biography.
Bill Gates mentioned his father was crucial in beginning the charitable group that has been Gates’ central focus since he stepped away from operating Microsoft.
“The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation would not be what it is today without my dad,” Gates mentioned.
Bill Gates’ father served as co-chair of the muse, which began in 2000.
The household assertion doesn’t give a trigger of demise, however says William Gates II had been in declining well being.
“People used to ask my dad if he was the real Bill Gates,” the tech magnate wrote. “The truth is, he was everything I try to be.”