William V. "Bill" Bidwell, Sr. is the owner of the Arizona Cardinals. He inherited the team from his parents. His father, Charles Bidwill, an early NFL player and sports businessman owned the team until 1947. His mother, Violet, ran the team until 1962. Bidwell and his brother Charles Jr. jointly ran the team until Bill purchased it outright in 1972. Charles W. Bidwill, Sr. ... Year 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ...
Bidwell is a graduate of the University of Georgetown and is a former Naval officer. He has a reputation for being a cheap owner and is often criticized for not paying marquee players. This article contains information that has not been verified. ...
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