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Wilbert Lee Gore
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Birth: Jan. 25, 1912
Meridian
Ada County
Idaho, USA
Death: Jul. 26, 1986
Lander
Fremont County
Wyoming, USA

Wilbert L. "Bill" Gore (19121986) was a businessman and entrepreneur who co-founded W. L. Gore and Associates with his wife, Genevieve (Vieve). He gained international attention and respect for nurturing the company from a home-based family business into a worldwide corporation while practicing a unique management style that emphasized freedom, fairness, commitment and "waterline" decision-making in an open and creative work environment.

Trained as a chemical engineer and chemist, his technical interests included polymer engineering, applications of statistical methods to experimentation, and methods of operations research. He held patents in the fields of plastics, fluorocarbons, and electronics. He was also an active outdoorsman.

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 Parents:
  Roscoe Blaine Gore (1885 - 1939)
  Dora Bain Clark Gore (1887 - 1980)
 
 Spouse:
  Genevieve Marie Walton Gore (1913 - 2005)*
 
 Siblings:
  Edna Francis Gore (1910 - 1992)*
  Wilbert Lee Gore (1912 - 1986)
  Anna Logie Gore Moyar (1913 - 2009)*
  Margaret Phyliss Gore Hamblin (1916 - 2005)*
  Milan Clark Gore (1920 - 1920)*
  Roscoe Blaine Gore (1922 - 1982)*
  Gerald Cary Gore (1924 - 1924)*
  Rodney Earl Gore (1928 - 1934)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Alpine City Cemetery
Alpine
Utah County
Utah, USA
 
Created by: Lee Drew
Record added: Oct 22, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8011122
Wilbert Lee Gore
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Wilbert Lee Gore
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Wilbert Lee Gore
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- Joyce Gore Locke
 Added: Jan. 15, 2005
 
 
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