BURGER CHAIN FOUNDED ON THIS DAY IN 1955

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Replica of 1955 McDonald’s in Des Plaines Illinois

The present McDonald’s corporation, the largest chin of hamburger fast food
restaurants in the world, dates its founding to the opening of a
franchised
restaurant by
Ray Kroc, in Des Plaines, Illinois, on April 15, 1955. It is the
ninth McDonald’s restaurant overall.

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Raymond Albert "Ray" Kroc
(October 5, 1902 – January 14, 1984)

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The oldest operating McDonald’s restaurant in Downey, California opened
in 1953. It was the third one built.

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,DEBUT,Food/Drink,HISTORY and have Comment (1)

One Response to “BURGER CHAIN FOUNDED ON THIS DAY IN 1955”

  1. Michael Calhoun says:

    One of the last original McDonalds buildings is set to be demolished in Portland Oregon. Can anything be done to stop it?https://pdx.eater.com/2018/1/26/16938136/original-mcdonalds-powell-91st-portland-architecture-demolition

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