Born 1926, WWII. Hal was a self made millionaire. He worked his ass off as a young man. He saved his money and invested in houses which he would fix up and rent. He was the rental manager, caretaker and maintenance man. After some success, he built the house, less than a mile from Lake Washington, that he and his wife Donna lived in until he passed. When he did pass, he owned close to a dozen houses.