Lee Gore Contributions

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Leaders that stand out from the past typically are known for something spectacular, something that made them stand out at the time, and something that they can be remembered for. Mr. Rockefeller was an industrialist and philanthropist who did well for himself. His ability to lead and influence people helped him to acquire many companies and interests. His vast wealth allowed him to lead development in the area of medical research. People chose to follow him and believe, which may have included getting bought out, or succumb and fail to his power. Besides ruling the business world in his time, he was also a very charitable person giving money to colleges, foundations, and his church. He accredited his great success to God.

Wilber Lee Gore was an American businessman, entrepreneur and the founder of W. L. Gore and Associates. He is better known as Bill Gore. William Lee Gore was born on January 25, 1912. Mr. Gore started as a chemical engineer and chemist at Dupont during World War II as part of the experimental program. As a member of the experimental team at Dupont, Mr. Gore became
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Above all the technological advances and his accomplishment, one of the greatest achievements and best recognitions for Mr. Gore was and will be the unique culture that he created at W. L. Gore and Associates. Bill Gore may be gone, but he left a legacy that will last forever. Today Robert W. Gore son of Bill Gore is at the head of W. L. Gore and Associates and has vowed to continue the tradition his father started over 50 years ago.
"I dreamed of an enterprise with great opportunity for all who would join it, a virile organization that would foster self-fulfillment and which would multiply the capabilities of the individuals comprising it beyond their mere sum." Wilbert Lee

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