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S. Truett Cathy
Cathy on August 28, 2004
Samuel Truett Cathy
March 14, 1921
Eatonton, Georgia, U.S.
|Died||September 8, 2014
Clayton County, Georgia, U.S.
|Education||Henry W. Grady High School|
|Net worth||US$4.2 billion (2012)|
Jeannette McNeil Cathy
(m. 1948; his death 2014)
Samuel Truett Cathy (March 14, 1921 – September 8, 2014) was an American businessman, philanthropist and restaurateur. He was the founder of fast food restaurant chain Chick-fil-A. The chain is based in suburban Atlanta, Georgia. He stepped down from his role as CEO and chairman in November 2013, and gave the roles to his son, Dan. He was a billionaire.
Cathy died after a long illness on September 8, 2014 in Hampton, Georgia, aged 93.
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"Food Is Essential to Life", says Truett Cathy on sign in Chick-fil-A in San Antonio, Texas
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