MCDONALD’S FOUNDED ON THIS DATE IN 1955

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Businessman Ray Kroc (above) (October 5, 1902 – January 14, 1984) took over the small-scale McDonald’s Corporation franchise in 1954. The present McDonald’s corporation dates its founding to the opening of a franchised restaurant in Des Plains, Illinois
( shown below), the ninth McDonald’s restaurant overall.

McDonald's in Des Plaines, Ill.
The Des Plaines, Illinois McDonald’s, mid 1960’s

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