Robert W. Gore

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Robert W. "Bob" Gore (April 15, 1937 – September 17, 2020) was an American engineer, scientist, inventor and businessman. He was born Salt Lake City, Utah. Gore led his family's company, W. L. Gore & Associates.[1][2] He was known for his invention of Gore-Tex.

Gore died on September 17, 2020 in Newark, Delaware from cancer at the age of 83.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Products Engineered for a Wide Range of Industries". W. L. Gore & Associates. Retrieved March 17, 2014.
  2. Gon, Debi Prasad (2011). "Complex Garment Systems to Survive in Outer Space". Journal of Textile and Apparel Technology and Management. 7 (2). Retrieved March 17, 2014.
  3. Gore-Tex technology inventor Robert W. Gore dies at 83