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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donald_Fisher

Donald George Fisher (September 3, 1928 – September 27, 2009) was an American businessman and philanthropist. He co-founded The Gap clothing stores with his wife Doris F. Fisher. Contents. [hide]. 1 Early life and education; 2 Philanthropy; 3 Art collection; 4 Death; 5 References; 6 External links. Early life and ...

www.californiamuseum.org/inductee/doris-donald-fisher

(Born 1931 & 1928-2009). Doris and Don Fisher had a simple idea: to make it easier to find a pair of jeans. In 1969, they revolutionized the retail industry by opening the first Gap store on Ocean Avenue in San Francisco. The Fishers, both born in San Francisco, were long-time family friends prior to marrying in 1953.

www.nytimes.com/2009/09/29/business/29fisher.html

Sep 28, 2009 ... Don Fisher, whose frustration in finding a pair of blue jeans with the proper inseam length, the story goes, led him and his wife, Doris, to open their own blue jeans store, a business that expanded to become Gap Inc., died Sunday at home in San Francisco. He was 81. The cause was cancer, said Louise ...

mie.umass.edu/faculty/donald-fisher

Donald L. Fisher. Research Emeritus Professor. ELab 220A. 220A Engineering Lab University of Massachusetts 160 Governors Drive Amherst, MA 01003-2210. fisher@ecs.umass.edu. (413) 545-1657. (413) 545-1027 ...

www.gapinc.com/content/dam/gapincsite/documents/DonFisher_Bio.pdf

Don Fisher, 1928–2009. Gap Inc. Founder. Don and Doris Fisher founded and then transformed a single store in San Francisco stocked with Levi's, records and tapes into a thriving, nearly $15 billion global business with more than 134,000 employees, more than 3,100 stores and a permanent place in pop cultural history .

www.insidephilanthropy.com/grants-for-k-12-education/doris-and-donald-fisher-fund-grants-for-k-12-education.html

Aug 27, 2016 ... OVERVIEW: The Doris & Donald Fisher Fund (previously the Doris & Donald Fisher Education Fund) has given grants to support a select group of charter projects, including schools, advocacy/policy groups, and training programs. It focuses on K-12 education reform, especially for underserved children, ...

www.philanthropyroundtable.org/almanac/hall_of_fame/don_fisher

Don Fisher founded the Gap, one of the most successful retail chains of the 20th century, and became the savviest education-reform philanthropist of his era. Born in 1928 to a middle-class family in San Francisco, Fisher always credited his parents with encouraging him to take risks but also to make practical, smart ...

www.sfgate.com/news/article/Donald-Fisher-Gap-co-founder-dies-3216153.php

Sep 28, 2009 ... Donald Fisher, who co-founded Gap Inc. with a single San Francisco blue jeans outlet in 1969 and turned it into a worldwide, 3100-store casual-wear empire, died Sunday of cancer at his San Francisco home, the company said. Along with his wife and business partner, Doris Fisher, he became a ...

www.geosc.psu.edu/academic-faculty/fisher-donald

At a Glance. Donald Fisher. Professor Ph.D., Brown University, 1988. Research Interests. Regional Tectonics; Structural Geology. Contact. Donald Fisher Department of Geosciences Penn State 339 Deike Building University Park, PA 16802. 814-865-3206 dmf6@psu.edu. More. Personal Web Site · Complete Vitae .