Doris F. Fisher

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Doris F. Fisher
Born Doris Feigenbaum
1931
Residence San Francisco
Nationality American
Occupation businesswoman
Known for Co-founder of The Gap
Net worth $2.8 billion (November 2015)[1]
Spouse(s) Donald Fisher
Children

Doris F. Fisher (née Feigenbaum; born 1931) is an American businesswoman who co-founded The Gap clothing stores with her husband, Donald Fisher in 1969.[2]

Biography[edit]

Born Doris Feigenbaum in 1931,[3] she was the daughter of Dorothy Bamberger of New York and B. Joseph Feigenbaum.[4] She had two siblings: Ann F. Rossi and Joseph L. Feigenbaum.[4] She was married to Don Fisher and was a long-time member of Congregation Emanu-El in San Francisco.[5] Their three sons – Robert J. Fisher, William S. Fisher, and John J. Fisher – continue to manage the business.[1][5]

Fisher is a noted art devotee. She loaned the collection she and her husband spent their lives collecting, which consists of 1,100 works by 185 artists, including Andy Warhol, Ellsworth Kelly, and Richard Serra, to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, which, with her support, is now the largest modern art museum in the U.S.[6]

She has been named as one of the 100 Most Powerful Women by Forbes Magazine.[7]

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