BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1902


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

Kroc is responsible for turning McDonald’s into the world’s dominant fast-
food chain after joining the company in 1954. Between the end of the First
World war and the early 1950s he tried his hand at a number of trades
including paper cup salesman, pianist, jazz musician, band member and
radio DJ at Oak Park radio station WGES.

Today 4-15 in 1955, Ray Kroc opened the first McDonald’s -- in Des Plaines, IL -- do you remember when your town got it's first McDonald's? I sure do!: Remember, Ideas, Mcdonald'S Originals, Mcdonald'S Brother, Mcdonald'S Restaurant, Mac Mcdonald'S, Mcdonald'S Corporate
In 1955, Ray Kroc opened the first McDonald’s in Des Plaines, IL.
and bought out the McDonald’s brothers in 1961.




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