RESTAURANT CEO BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1902

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

Ray Kroc, former CEO of McDonalds corporation joined the organization
in 1954 and build it into the most successful fast food operations in the
world.

Between the end of the First World War and the early 1950s Kroc tried his
hand at a number of trades including a paper cup salesman and a DJ at a
Oak Park, Illinois radio station.

 

Ray Kroc quote: "I was an overnight success all right, but 30 years
is a long, long night.”

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

One Response to “RESTAURANT CEO BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1902”

  1. Bruce says:

    Ray Kroc DID NOT FOUND McDonalds. The McDonald Brothers in Southern California did. Kroc convienced them to let him franchise the concept.

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