Ray Kroc Rank
About Ray Kroc
Ray Kroc played a huge role in the expansion of the fast food company called McDonald's Corporation. He joined the organization in 1954 and immediately helped to open lots of branches across the United States.
In 1961, he purchased the company for an amount of $2.7 million. He again became the owner of the San Diego Padres baseball team in 1974 when he bought it for $12 million.
- Rose Mary Hrach (mother)
- Alois "Louis" Kroc (father)
- Ethel Fleming (married between 1922 and 1961)
- Jane Dobbins Green (divorced in 1968)
- Joan Kroc (married in 1969)
Kroc received lots of honors including:
- American Academy of Achievement (1973) – “Golden Plate Award”
- San Diego Padres Hall of Fame (1999) – inducted
Before purchasing the food company, he worked as a salesman.
He worked as an ambulance driver during the First World War when he was still a teenager.
He worked together with fellow American businessman, Walt Disney.
Ray Kroc Rank
Famous quotes by Ray Kroc
All money means to me is a pride in accomplishment.Ray Kroc
If you work just for money, you'll never make it, but if you love what you're doing and you always put the customer first, success will be yours.Ray Kroc
Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get.Ray Kroc
The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.Ray Kroc
The two most important requirements for major success are: first, being in the right place at the right time, and second, doing something about it.Ray Kroc
We provide food that customers love, day after day after day. People just want more of it.Ray Kroc
You're only as good as the people you hire.Ray Kroc
F.A.Q. about Ray Kroc
When is his birthday?
Ray Kroc's birthday is on October 5, 1902.
In how many days is his birthday?
Ray's birthday is in 309 days
How old was Ray when he died?
He was 81 years old.
When did he die?
He died in January 14, 1984.
How old would he be today?
Ray Kroc would be 119 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Ray from?
He was born in Oak Park, Chicago, Illinois, U.S..
Ray Kroc's Popularity
Ray Kroc was a famous American businessman, who was born on October 5, 1902. As a person born on this date, Ray Kroc is listed in our database as the 12th most popular celebrity for the day (October 5) and the 3rd most popular for the year (1902).
People born on October 5 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. Ray Kroc is the 436th most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Ray Kroc's birthday, Ray Kroc is the 3355th most famous American.
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