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Robert M. "Bob" Gossett ( McCall 1946 )

posted: May 11, 2014

Bob, 91, died April 21, 2014. The son of former Idaho Governor Charlie Gossett, he graduated from Boise Jr. College and the University of Idaho in Business.

Bob was a Navy pilot during WWII and jumped at McCall during the 1946 season. He continued to own and fly multiple aircraft throughout his life.

Bob combined the power of the computer and business accounting and founded Cougar Mountain Software (CMS). CMS was incorporated, became a national competitor, and remains a second-generation employer in Boise.