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
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 303 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 120 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Ray from?
He was born in Oak Park, Chicago, Illinois, U.S..