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OBIT: Donald G. Fisher, 81, entrepreneur and philanthopist who co-founded retailer Gap

Published 09/28/2009

Donald Fisher and his wife Doris opened the first Gap in 1969 in San Francisco, after running into difficulties finding jeans that fit. They named the store after the idea of "The Generation Gap" and sold jeans and music, to appeal to a younger crowd.

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