The Life and Times of Bill Gates - Nearing The Big 60 - Bill Gates Celebrates his 59th birthday on October 28th, 2014. We all aware of his major achievements to date in life but there's an awful lot we don't know about the elusive genius too. - Inspiring Infographics
His father was a prominent lawyer, and his mother served on the board of directors for First Interstate BancSystem and the United Way. Gates's maternal grandfather was JW Maxwell, a national bank president.