He served for fifteen years on the Board of Regents for the University of Washington, and was a co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which his son Bill and his daughter-in-law Melinda founded, until his death. Bill Gate married to Melinda French Gate in 1994, who was working at Microsoft at that time. ], [Editor Rob: yeah he can look 5ft 9. Bill Gates wrote in part: “My dad passed away peacefully at home yesterday [September 14, 2020], surrounded by his family….Dad lived a long and enormously meaningful life. William H. Gates Sr. was co-author, with Chuck Collins, of the book Wealth and Our Commonwealth: Why America Should Tax Accumulated Fortunes, a defense of the policies promoted by the estate tax. Height: 6 feet 7 inches or 201 cm Weight: 176 pounds or 80 kg Hair Color: Brown Eye Color: Dark Brown Sexuality: Straight Chest Size: Not Known Arms Size: Not Known Waist Size: Not Known Shoe Size: Not Known. He served under the U.S. Army for three years during World War II. A bitcoin message was sent from all the hacked accounts. Bill Gates wrote in part: “My dad passed away peacefully at home yesterday [September 14, 2020], surrounded by his family….Dad lived a long and enormously meaningful life. Wiki, Biography, Age, Wife, Family, Instagram, Net Worth, Who is Joe Coulombe? William Henry Gates II (November 30, 1925 – September 14, 2020), better known as Bill Gates Sr., was an American attorney, philanthropist, and civic leader. Bill and Melinda Gates have said that they intend to leave their three children with $10 million each as their inheritance. He served in the army in the Pacific in WWII. It is a defense of the policies promoted by the estate tax. Gates held the positions of chairman, CEO and chief software architect, and was the largest individual shareholder until May 2014. However, his son Bill Gates has an estimated net worth of $116.1 billion, according to Forbes. Although he would be the last person to say it, my father’s compassion and generosity will live on in the foundation he helped build. Bill Jr is about 5’9-5’10 so yeah, Bill Gates is a big lad. Bill Gates Jr has much more hair than Bill Gates Sr. And 5'10" is average, not short.  He subsequently attended the University of Washington under the G.I. Bill Gates is a wine lover, he thanks God for making wine. Gates served in the US Army for three years during World War II. He grew up with two sisters Kristi and Libby. He was the father of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates. I never stopped learning from his wisdom, kindness, and humility. He Enrolled at Lakeside School and in 1967 first used the computer.  During his career he served as president of both the Seattle/King County Bar Association and the Washington State Bar Association.  In 1995 he founded the Technology Alliance, whose mission is to expand technology-based employment in Washington. He is the son of William H. Gates Sr. (1925–2020) and Mary Maxwell Gates (1929–1994).