Ray Kroc Biography

Raymond Albert "Ray" Kroc was an American businessman of Czech origin. He joined McDonald's in 1954 and built it into the most successful fast food operation in the world. Kroc was included in Time 100: The Most Important People of the Century, and amassed a fortune during his lifetime. He owned the San Diego Padres baseball team from 1974 until his death in 1984. Similar to another fast-food giant, KFC founder Harland Sanders, Kroc's success came late in life when he was past his 50th birthday. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Ray Kroc
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Entrepreneur, Businessperson
Ethnicity:
White American, Czechs
Date of Birth:
October 5, 1902
Astrological Sign:
Libra
Date of Death:
January 14, 1984
Age at Death:
81
Cause of Death:
Cardiovascular disease, Heart failure
Marriages
Ray Kroc Timeline
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