Bill Gates Family History

From As Rich as Bill...
"There are four ways to make money.
1. You can inherit it.
2. You can marry it.
3. You can save and invest it"
4. You can steal it."
-- conventional wisdom by Virtus E. Evans, Sr.
2. Bill Gates Family History

○ Bill Gates III or
William Henry Gates III,
former CEO Microsoft
Director of B&M Gates Found.
○ William H Gates II or Bill Gates
(Sr) Dad, currently Director of Gates Foundation, former Attorney, served as DIRECTOR for Planned Parenthood
3. ○ Mary Maxwell Gates -
Bill Gates Mom (1929-1994)
First woman to chair the national
United Way's executive committee, where she served with IBM's CEO, John Opel.
4. ○ James Willard Maxwell -
Bill Gates Maternal Grandfather followed in his father's footsteps. He was a banker and established a million-dollar trust fund for William (Bill) Henry Gates III.

"You can inherit it."
5. ○ James Willard Maxwell - Bill Gates Great Grandfather (Maternal)
President of the National City Bank in Seattle and a Director of the FEDERAL RESERVE Bank of San Francisco in Seattle.
6. It is rumored that Bill Gates does not use his proper name because he did not want people to think he was born with wealth.
William Henry Gates III does sound a bit more aristocratic.

Bill Gates shared his thoughts about womens healthcare in an interview on PBS.
7. GATES: ..My dad was head of Planned Parenthood. And it was very controversial to be involved with that.And so it's fascinating. At the dinner table my parents are very good at sharing the things that they were doing. And almost treating us like adults
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