Bill Bidwill

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Bill Bidwill
Born
William Vogel Bidwill Sr.

(1931-07-31)July 31, 1931
DiedOctober 2, 2019(2019-10-02) (aged 88)
Alma materGeorgetown University
OccupationBusinessman
Years active1962–2019
Known forPrincipal owner and chairman of the Arizona Cardinals
Net worth$1.4 billion (September 2015)[1]
Board member ofChair (Arizona Cardinals)
Children5; including Michael
Parent(s)Charles Bidwill
Violet Bidwill
AwardsNFL Alumni Order of the Leather Helmet (1982)

William Vogel Bidwill Sr. (July 31, 1931 – October 2, 2019) was an American businessman, philanthropist, and the owner of the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League (NFL). He had co-owned the team from 1962 for ten seasons with his brother Charles Jr. and had been sole owner from 1972 until his death in 2019.[2]

Bidwill died at age 88 on October 2, 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Smith, Chris (September 14, 2015). "The NFL's Richest Owners". Forbes. Retrieved February 1, 2017.
  2. "Bill Bidwill sole owner of Cards". Southeast Missorian. Cape Girardeau. Associated Press. September 12, 1972. p. 8.
  3. Urban, Darrwn. "Cardinals Mourn Passing Of Owner Bill Bidwill". Retrieved 2 October 2019.

Other websites[change | change source]