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Paul Allen

AKA Paul Gardner Allen

Born: 21-Jan-1953
Birthplace: Seattle, WA
Died: 15-Oct-2018
Location of death: Seattle, WA
Cause of death: Cancer - Lymphoma
Remains: Buried, Acacia Memorial Park and Funeral Home, Seattle, WA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Co-Founder of Microsoft

Net worth $18B (Forbes 2007). At the time of his death, worth about $26B.

Father: Kenneth S. Allen
Mother: Edna Faye
Sister: Jo Allen Patton ("Jody")
Girlfriend: Laura Harring (actor, together 2004 until his death)

    High School: Lakeside School, Seattle, WA
    University: Washington State University (dropped out)

    Microsoft Co-Founder (1975)
    Microsoft EVP Research and New Product Development (-1983)
    Microsoft (1975-83)
    Vulcan Energy Founder
    Member of the Board of Charter Communications (as Chairman, 1998-)
    Member of the Board of Microsoft (1975-2000)
    The Sporting News Owner
    Allen Institute for Brain Science Co-Founder (2003-)
    Bill Bradley for President
    Hillary Clinton for President
    National Academy of Engineering
    National Cable & Telecommunications Association
    Northern Lights PAC
    Paul G. Allen Family Foundation Co-Founder (1986-)
    Phi Kappa Theta Fraternity
    Wedding: Bill Gates and Melinda French (1994)
    Risk Factors: Lymphoma

    Portland Trail Blazers Owner (1988-)
    Seattle Seahawks Owner (1997-)

    The Triumph of the Nerds: The Rise of Accidental Empires (12-Jun-1996) · Himself

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Author of books:
Idea Man: A Memoir by the Cofounder of Microsoft (2011)

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