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Gert Boyle

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Gertrude Boyle
Gert Boyle in 2013
Gertrude Lamfrom

(1924-03-06)March 6, 1924
DiedNovember 3, 2019(2019-11-03) (aged 95)
NationalityUnited States
EducationB.A. University of Arizona
Known forChairman of Columbia Sportswear
SpouseJoseph Cornelius "Neal" Boyle (1948–1970; his death)
ChildrenTimothy Boyle
Kathy Boyle
Sally Boyle
Parent(s)Paul Lamfrom
Marie Lamfrom

Gertrude Boyle (née Lamfrom; March 6, 1924 – November 3, 2019) was a German-born American businesswoman. Her father started Columbia Sportswear, where she later became president. She was the chairperson of the company from 1983 to her death.

Boyle died on November 3, 2019 at her home in Portland, Oregon, at the age of 95.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Duin, Steve (November 3, 2019). "Gert Boyle, longtime Columbia Sportswear chairwoman, dies at 95". The Oregonian. Retrieved November 3, 2019.