Mario Segale

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Mario A. Segale (April 30, 1934 – October 27, 2018) was an American businessman and real estate developer.[1] He was born in Seattle, Washington. He was involved in mant development projects in the Seattle area beginning in the 1950s.[2] Nintendo's Mario character is named after him because he owned the land where Nintendo's earliest headquarters was in.[3]

Segale died on 27 October 2018 at his home in Tukwila, Washington, aged 84.[4]

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  1. "Bill Gates' Big Water Bill". ABC News.
  2. Pryne, Eric (March 27, 2010). "Powerful Segale family has massive vision for Tukwila expanse". The Seattle Times.
  3. "Mario Myths with Mr Miyamoto". YouTube. Nintendo UK. 10 September 2015. Retrieved 23 June 2018.
  4. Mario's Real-Life Namesake, Mario Segale, Dies At 84