Mary Maxwell Gates

Businessperson, Deceased Person

1929 – 1994

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Who was Mary Maxwell Gates?

Mary Maxwell Gates was an American businesswoman. Gates served 18 years on the University of Washington board of regents. She was the first female president of King County’s United Way, the first woman to chair the national United Way’s executive committee where she served most notably with IBM's CEO, John Opel, and the first woman on the First Interstate Bank of Washington's board of directors. Mary's son Bill Gates is the founder of Microsoft.

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Born
Jul 5, 1929
Seattle
Also known as
  • Mary Maxwell
  • Mary M. Gates
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Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Washington
Died
Jun 10, 1994
Seattle

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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