Colonel Harland David Sanders
(September 9, 1890 – December 16, 1980)
Sanders is best known for building his Kentucky Fried Chicken cafe into
a fast-food empire. He once worked as a farmer, salesman, steamboat
pilot, and railroad fireman.Colonel Sanders sold KFC to John Y. Brown
Jr., Jack Massey, and a group of investors for $2 million in 1964.