FAST FOOD FOUNDER BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1917

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Carl Karcher’s fast food career started with a hot dog cart in Los
Angeles that took in $14.75 on July 17, 1941, his first day in the
business. He had been a delivery boy for a bakery based in
Anaheim. Carl and his wife Margaret had 12 children.

Carl’s Jr. hamburger chain is now owned by parent company
CKE Restaurants, Inc. It is in the top ten fast-food chains in the
United States.

 

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carl karcher later

Carl Nicholas Karcher  (January 16, 1917 – January 11, 2008)

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