Entrepreneur Bill Gates founded the world's largest software business, Microsoft, with Early Life. Gates was born William Henry Gates III on October 28,
William Henry Gates III (born October 28, ) is an American business magnate, software Early in his life, Gates observed that his parents wanted him to pursue a law career. .. Also in , he was honored with the Silver Buffalo Award by the Boy Scouts of America, its highest award for adults, for his service to youth.
Early life of Bill Gates. His father William Gates Sr was a senior lawyer, and his mother, Mary, served as an executive for a major bank. The family were wealthy.
Bill Gates was born on Oct. 28, , in Seattle, Washington. Son of a lawyer and a schoolteacher, he was an argumentative but brilliant child.