William R. Fair, a founder and chairman of the board of credit scoring technology firm Fair, Isaac & Co. died Friday at the age of 73 after several months of illness, company officials said.

Mr. Fair had been president of the company from its beginning in 1960 until his retirement in 1991. After that, he continued as chairman of and consultant to the San Rafael, Calif.-based company.

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