Father Of Microsoft Co-Founder Bill Gates Dies At 94

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Bill GatesSr., a lawyer and the father of Microsoft’s co-founder, who stepped in when appeals for charity began to overwhelm his billionaire son and started what became the world’s largest philanthropy, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, died on Monday at his beach home on Hood Canal, in the Seattle area. He was 94.

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Bill Gates Sr., father of Microsoft co-founder, dies at 94 - CNN

The cause was Alzheimer’s disease, his family said in an announcement on Tuesday, according to New York post.

In 1994, Mr. Gates was 69 and planning to retire from his prestigious law practice in a few years when, one autumn evening, he and his son, Bill, and his daughter-in-law, Melinda, went to a movie.

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Standing in the ticket line, Bill told his father that he was being inundated with appeals for charity but that he was far too busy running Microsoft to answer them.

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