Person    | Male  Born 5/10/1902  Died 14/1/1984

Ray A. Kroc

Categories: Commerce, Food & Drink

Countries: USA

Businessman. Born in Oak Park, near Chicago. He joined McDonald's in 1954 and built it into the most successful fast food operation in the world.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Ray A. Kroc

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McDonald's Restaurants

{Beneath the McDonald's 'Golden Arches' logo:} 3000 We dedicate the opening o...

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Royal Opera Arcade

Royal Opera Arcade

Designed by John Nash, completed in 1816-18, considered to be London's oldest existing arcade having survived a fire, dereliction and the blitz. See Her Majesty's Theatre for the history of the bui...

Building, Architecture, Commerce

1 memorial
Mappin and Webb, Poultry

Mappin and Webb, Poultry

12 - 13 Poultry. Built in 1870, designed by J. &  J. Belcher. Was demolished after a long campaign in 1994 to make way for the delights of Number 1, Poultry. The man responsible, Lord Palumbo, ...

Building, Architecture, Commerce

2 memorials
Business Design Centre

Business Design Centre

An exhibition venue and conference centre with showrooms and offices, in Upper Street Islington. The Business Design Centre is a Grade II listed building, which was originally opened, on Liverpool...

Group, Commerce, Craft / Design

1 memorial
Wheatsheaf pub

Wheatsheaf pub

Public house popular with London's Bohemian set in the 1930s, as were all the pubs in Fitzrovia, and beyond. Customers including George Orwell, Dylan Thomas, Edwin Muir and Humphrey Jennings were k...

Building, Commerce, Food & Drink

2 memorials
Rupert D‘Oyly Carte

Rupert D‘Oyly Carte

Son of Helen and Richard D‘Oyly Carte. Chairman of the company 1901 - 1948 - through both World Wars. Father of Bridget. Wodehouse supposedly based Psmith, one of his characters, on Rupert, or p...

Person, Commerce, Music / songs, Theatre

1 memorial