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Colonel Sanders, May 1954

Posted on July 3, 2014 | in Uncategorized | by
Col. Harland Sanders May 30, 1954. The next year Sanders devoted himself to developing his chicken franchising business. In 1964 he sold his interest in the company for $2 million.

Col. Harland Sanders, who was born on Sept. 9, 1890, is shown here on May 30, 1954. The next year, Sanders devoted himself to developing his chicken franchising business. In 1964, he sold his interest in Kentucky Fried Chicken for $2 million to a group of investors led by John Y. Brown Jr. and Jack C. Massey. He died at 90, on Dec. 16, 1980.  Click here to see other pictures from our archives of the founder of KFC.

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