William Henry Gates also known as Bill Gates Sr. is a retired American attorney, philanthropist and author. He is known to the world as the father of Bill gates.
Gates Sr. has written several books like “Showing Up for Life: Thoughts on the Gifts of a lifetime”, “Wealth and our Commonwealth: Why America Should Tax Accumulated Fortunes” and many more.
Born Name: William Henry Gates II
Nick Name: Bill Gates Sr.
Date of Birth: November 30, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Born Place: Bremerton, Washington, United States
Occupation: Attorney, Philanthropist, Author and Lawyer
Education: He went to University of Washington
Father: William Henry Gates I
Mother: Lillian Elizabeth Rice
Siblings: Not Known
Children: Bill Gates, Kristi Gates, Libby Gates
Bill Gates Sr Height, Weight and Body Details
Height: 6 feet 7 inches or 201 cm
Weight: 176 pounds or 80 kg
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Chest Size: Not Known
Arms Size: Not Known
Waist Size: Not Known
Shoe Size: Not Known
Bill Gates Sr Net Worth: Bill Gates Sr. net worth is not available at the moment.
Wife: He is married twice. He first married Mary Maxwell Gates whom he met at the University of Washington. They remained together until she died in 1994. With Mary Maxwell, he had three children named Kristiane, Bill and Libby Gates.
In 1996, he then married Mimi Gardner Gates who was the director of the Seattle Art Museum. His second marriage came when he was 71 years old.
Bill Gates Sr Facts
He earned B.A. degree in 1949 and law degree in 1950 from University of Washington.
He co-founded Shidelr & King in 1964 which later became Preston Gates & Ellis LLP.
Gates also served on the board of Planned Parenthood.
He also serves as an Honorary Co-Chair for the World Justice Project.
William H. Gates Sr. fought in World War II and was honorably discharged in November 1946.