Father of Billionaire Bill Gates , William H. Gates Sr Has Died at 94.
William H. Gates Sr. dies at 94, according to a statement posted online on September. 15, 2020.
The Seattle law firm founder and civic leader helped his son, tech billionaire Bill Gates, establish one of the largest private philanthropies in the world.
Seattle attorney William H. Gates Sr. was serving as the hearing officer presiding over a hearing at the Seattle Center on proposed changes to I-90/Mercer Island, January 28, 1976. pic.twitter.com/eS8aFFgQWd
— Washington State Archives (@WAStateArchives) September 15, 2020
The Bill Gates family Released the following statements on social media to confirm the death of his father.
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
— Bill Gates (@BillGates) September 15, 2020
Bill Gates Sr. has died at the age of 94. pic.twitter.com/nQ7UNfmklP
— Mike Baker (@ByMikeBaker) September 15, 2020
I am heartbroken about the passing of Bill Gates Sr. It is difficult to overstate what he meant to me, to our family, and to our foundation. Bill Sr. liked to say, in characteristic modesty, that the secret to his success was simply “showing up.”
— Melinda Gates (@melindagates) September 15, 2020
Who is William H. Gates Sr ?
William Henry Gates II, better known as Bill Gates Sr., was an American attorney and philanthropist, and author of the book Showing Up for Life: Thoughts on the Gifts of a Lifetime. He was the father of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates.
Gates Sr. led the William H. Gates Foundation, which merged with the Gates Learning Foundation in 2000 to form The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation . According to his profile on Wikipedia
Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
Bill Gates Sr. was a good man who believed in justice, public service, and civic duty. It was an honor to be a William H. Gates Public Service Scholar at @UWSchoolofLaw. I’m grateful for his support on a personal level but also for everything that he did for the greater good. https://t.co/O01GuuJWTF
— Yurij Rudensky (@yurijrudensky) September 15, 2020
“The truth is, he was everything I try to be. I will miss him every day.”
— Bloomberg QuickTake (@QuickTake) September 15, 2020
RIP William H. Gates II
My deepest sympathies to yourself trey, Kristi, Libby, Mimi Gardner, Melinda, your children and your/his team
@gatesfoundation, & Shidler, McBroom, Gates, & Lucas.
A great man. A great person. Godspeed.
Sorry to hear about the death of Bill Gates, Sr. I met him on a number of occasions and was very impressed by his efforts to pass on income tax for WA. He was also an early supporter of
and helped get us going. Loss for the Gates family & city.
Bill Gates’ father, William H. Gates Sr is Black Cube’s attorney and advisor. The intelligence agency who Harvey Weinstein hired to destroy Ronan Farrow and Rose McGowan.
He got money from the Rockefellers who got their money from the Rothschilds via Jacob Schiff. https://t.co/jQxT9kNTl6
— Kirby Sommers author books available on my website (@KirbySommers) September 1, 2020
Bill Gates Sr. was truly one of the world’s most remarkable people. He forever changed the @UW, our community and the world for the better. Our thoughts are with Mimi, Kristi, Bill and Libby, and all those lucky enough to know him.
— Ana Mari Cauce (@amcauce) September 15, 2020
I only had a chance to meet Bill Gates Sr. once, when we had a powerful hour-long conversation about his deep passion for science education. He will be sorely missed here at the @UW.
His son’s reflections, below, are worth reading. My condolences to all who knew and loved him. https://t.co/Fx5JUb89B3
— Carl T. Bergstrom (@CT_Bergstrom) September 15, 2020