Another BIll Gates


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William or Bill Gates was born on October 28, 1955. Bill had two sisters
and they grew up in Seattle. Their father William H. Gates II is a Seattle
attorney and their mother, Mary Gates as a schoolteacher of the University
of Washington regent and chairwomen of United Way International. Bill Gates
attended public elementary school and the private Lakeside School. At the
age of 13 Bill Gates started his career in computer software at the private
Lakeside School and programming computers.

Bill Gates entered the University of Harvard as a freshman and where Steve
Ballmer lived right down the hall from Bill Gates and he is now Microsoft\'s
President. When at Harvard Bill made the programming language for the first
microcomputer. When Bill Gates was a junior, Bill Gates dropped out of
Harvard University to work on Microsoft, a company he had begun in 1975 with
the help of Paul Allen. Bill Gates believed that computers were the thing of
the future and everyone will have in an office, house and schools. So they
had begun making software for personal computers.

With Bill Gates as a leader Microsoft will continue to advance and improve
technology and to make software easier, less money and more fun. The company
is committed to a long-term relationship. In 1999, Bill Gates wrote a book
called Business @ the speed of Thought, this book shows how digital programs
will help a business in solving problems. This book was co-authored by
Collins Hemingway, and also written in 25 different languages and is
available in more than 60 countries.

Bill Gates was married on Jan 1, 1994, to Melinda French Gates. The couple
has two children: a daughter, Jennifer Katharine Gates, born in 1996; and a
son, Rory John Gates, born in 1999. Bill Gates is not a computer nerd he
also likes golfing and bridge.