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Raymond Albert Kroc

(1902-10-05)October 5, 1902
Died January 14, 1984(1984-01-14) (aged 81)
Cause of death Heart failure
Resting place El Camino Memorial Park
San Diego, California, U.S.
Nationality American
Occupation Predominant establisher of the McDonald's Corporation
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Ethel Fleming (1922–1961, divorced)
Jane Dobbins Green (1963–1968, divorced)
Joan Smith Kroc (1969–1984, his death)

Raymond Albert Kroc (October 5, 1902 – January 14, 1984) was an American entrepreneur. He was best known for turning the McDonald's restaurant chain into a franchise company.

Kroc's life while franchising McDonald's was made into a movie called The Founder with Michael Keaton playing Kroc.

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