Jim Kimsey


Age: 76

co-founder of Web pioneer AOL who was a Washington, D.C.-area restaurateur in the early 1980's when a venture-capitalist friend of his asked him to take a look at a video game download company called Control Video that was re-organized into one called Quantum Computer Services (with Kimsey at the helm) and was renamed America Online in 1991, which became famous for its "You've got mail" greeting and it grew to connect millions of early Internet users with its dial-up service.

Cause of Death: Cancer

Born: September 15, 1939

Died: March 1, 2016

McLean, Virginia