Bernice Fisher (December 8, 1916, Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania – May 2, 1966, New York City) was a civil rights activist and union organizer. She was one of the original founders of the Congress of Racial Equality. Her birth name was Elsie Bernice Fisher, but she did not use the name Elsie.
... Fisher's father was Jay Merritt Fisher born August 21, 1877, Syracuse, New York to Charles Gold Fisher, M.D ... and Annie (Schutt) Fisher ... Her mother was Annie Rosetta (Morrison) Fisher born April 17, 1881, Ambrose, Indiana County, Pennsylvania, daughter of George Morrison and Emma (Goodwin) Morrison ...
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