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McDonald, Richard J.

Born: 1909 AD
Died: 1998 AD

1909 – Born on February 16th in Manchester, New Hampshire. American fast food businessman who established the first McDonald’s restaurant.

1937 – Opened a hot dog stand in Monrovia, California.

1940 – Opened a barbeque drive-in.

1948 – Together with his brother with Maurice McDonald, he co-founded the 1st McDonald’s restaurant serving burgers, french fries and milkshakes.

1953 – Accepted franchising with Dave Fox.

1954 – Partnered with Ray Kroc and later become McDonald’s Corporation.

1961 – The sold franchise rights to Ray Kroc.

1998 – Died on July 14th in Manchester, New Hampshire.