Bio: Gorke, Adolph (Wisconsin Lions director-1983)

Contact: Kathleen E. Englebretson


Surnames: Gorke, Steinmetz

---Source: Marshfield News-Herald (23 June 1983)

Adolph Gorke, Dorchester, has been elected a director of the Wisconsin Lions Foundation, the program arm for the 23,000 Lions Club members of the state.

Gorge joined the Lions in 1958. He was been a director, secretary and president of his Dorchester Lion Club. At the district level, he has been a zone chairman, deputy district governor and in 1978 was elected district governor. He was the district governor's state council representative to the Foundation that same year. He was extension chairman in his district and is currently membership development chairman.

He received the 100 Percent Governor Award, a Key Award and has three Extension Awards.

Gorke operates Gorke Bus Service Inc., in Dorchester and Athens and Gorke Sales Inc. in Dorchester.

He and his wife, Marge, have three children Greg, Sheila (Steinmetz) and Mark.



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