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Intel co-founder Gordon Moore cause of death, net worth, biography, age, family, wife, education

Gordon Earle Moore, unfortunately, died on the 24th of March 2023, know his cause of death, age, wife and net worth

Moore was a well-known American businessman, and engineer, and he was co-founder and chairman of Intel Corporation.

Intel co-founder Gordon Moore cause of death, obituary, net worth, biography, age, family, wife, education

Gordon Moore died at his residence, which was in Hawaii on the 24th of March, 2023, at the age of 94 years 2023. His death news was announced by Intel. However, Moore’s death cause is not disclosed by his family yet.

Gordon Moore’s family and education

Gordon Moore finished his studies by enrolling at the California Institute of Technology. He minored in the subject of physics and received a Ph.D. in the subject of chemistry in early 1954. Gordon further studied postdoctoral research at Applied Physics Laboratory at Johns Hopkins University from 1953 to 1956. He was born on the 3rd of January 1929.

Moore was married to Betty Irene Whitaker. They met at the student government conference which was held at Asilomar Conference Grounds. They later got married in 1950, and he became the father of Kenneth Moore in 1954 and Steven Moore in 1959.

Moore was a fisherman since childhood, and he extensively traveled with his wife, sons, and fellow colleagues to catch species including bass, marlin, salmon, and trout. Gordon was born to Florence Williamson and Walter Harold Moore who was a county sheriff.

Gordon Moore career

Gordon Moore joined MIT and Caltech alumnus William Shockley at the Shockley Semiconductor Laboratory division of Beckman Instruments. Later on, he left with “traitorous eight,” when Sherman Fairchild agreed to come back and he created the influential Fairchild Semiconductor corporation.

In early 1965, he was director of research and development at Fairchild Semiconductor. Gordon was asked by Electronics Magazine to predict what was going to happen to semiconductor components in the industry in the next ten years.

In 1968, Robert Noyce and Moore established NM Electronics, which further became the Intel Corporation.

Gordon has received several honors and he was a member of the National Academy of Engineering in early 1976 for his contributions to semiconductor devices from transistors to microprocessors. He has also won different medals and honors for his work.

Gordon Moore’s net worth

Gordon Moore was estimated to have a net worth of 7 billion dollars as of 2023.

Born: 3 January 1929, San Francisco, California, United States
Died: 24 March 2023
Children: Kenneth Moore, Steven Moore
Spouse: Betty Moore (m. 1950)
Education: California Institute of Technology (1954), MORE
Organizations founded: Intel, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
Awards: National Medal of Technology and Innovation, MORE

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