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48. Delaware : Elizabeth W. Snyder

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Elizabeth W. Snyder is a member of the Gore family, the developers of Gore-Tex. Her late mother and father, Wilbur and Genevieve, founded manufacturing giant W.L. Gore & Associates in 1958.

Her brother, Bob, a chemical engineer by education, accidentally discovered the lightweight, waterproof fabric while working in the lab one night attempting to stretch the material commonly known as Teflon.

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