Robert W. Gore
American scientist, inventor and businessmanDied when: 83 years 155 days (1001 months)
Star Sign: Aries
Robert W.Gore (April 15, 1937 – September 17, 2020) was an American engineer and scientist, inventor and businessman.Gore led his family's company, W.
L.Gore & Associates, in developing applications of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) ranging from computer cables to medical equipment to the outer layer of space suits.
His most significant breakthrough was likely the invention of Gore-Tex, a waterproof and breathable fabric popularly known for its use in sporting and outdoor gear.