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Doris F. Fisher

Doris F. Fisher
Born Doris Feigenbaum
Residence San Francisco
Nationality United States
Ethnicity Jewish
Occupation Retired
Known for Co-founder of The Gap
Net worth Increase $2.8 billion (March 2013)[1]
Religion Judaism
Spouse(s) Donald Fisher
Children 3
Robert J. Fisher
William S. Fisher
John J. Fisher
Parents B. Joseph Feigenbaum
Dorothy Bamberger

Doris F. Fisher (née Feigenbaum; born 1932) is an American business woman who co-founded The Gap clothing stores with her husband, Donald Fisher.


Born Doris Feigenbaum in 1932,[2] she was the daughter of Dorothy Bamberger of New York and B. Joseph Feigenbaum.[3] She had two siblings: Ann F. Rossi and Joseph L. Feigenbaum.[3] She was married to Don Fisher and was a long-time member of Congregation Emanu-El in San Francisco.[4] Their three sons - Robert J. Fisher, William S. Fisher, and John J. Fisher - continue to manage the business.[1][4]

She has been named as one of 100 Most Powerful Women by Forbes Magazine.[5][6]


  1. ^ a b Forbes: the World's Billionaires - Doris Fisher March 2013
  2. ^ New York Times: "Don Fisher, the Gap’s Founder, Dies at 81" by Bruce Weber September 28, 2009
  3. ^ a b Calisphere: "Letter from Feigenbaum to Fry" and Interview with B. Joseph Feigenbaum 1976
  4. ^ a b The Jewish News Weekly of Northern California: "Gap Founder Donald Fisher Leaves Stamp on Community" October 1, 2009
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