Doris F. Fisher
|Doris F. Fisher|
|Known for||Co-founder of The Gap|
|Net worth||$2.8 billion (November 2015)|
Born Doris Feigenbaum in 1931, she was the daughter of Dorothy Bamberger of New York and B. Joseph Feigenbaum. She had two siblings: Ann F. Rossi and Joseph L. Feigenbaum. She was married to Don Fisher and was a long-time member of Congregation Emanu-El in San Francisco. Their three sons – Robert J. Fisher, William S. Fisher, and John J. Fisher – continue to manage the business.
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.
- Forbes: the World's Billionaires - Doris Fisher November 2015
- New York Times: "Don Fisher, the Gap’s Founder, Dies at 81" by Bruce Weber September 28, 2009
- Calisphere: "Letter from Feigenbaum to Fry" and Interview with B. Joseph Feigenbaum 1976
- The Jewish News Weekly of Northern California: "Gap Founder Donald Fisher Leaves Stamp on Community" October 1, 2009
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