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Colonel Harland Sanders funeral, 1980

Posted on December 16, 2016 | in Uncategorized | by
Colonel Harland Sanders, known for founding fthe Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant chain,  laid in state prior to his funeral at Southern Baptist Theological SeminaryÕs Alumni Chapel in Louisville on December 20, 1980. Attended by an estimated 1000 mourners, the 90-year-old Col. Sanders was buried in his characteristic white suit and black western string tie in Cave Hill Cemetery in Lousiville. Sanders died at Jewish Hospital in Louisville of pneumonia this date in 1980. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff

Col. Harland Sanders, the founder of the Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant chain, lay in state before his funeral on Dec. 20, 1980, at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary’s Alumni Chapel in Louisville. An estimated 1,000 mourners attended the funeral. Sanders, who died at age 90, was buried in his characteristic white suit and black western string tie in Cave Hill Cemetery in Lousiville. Sanders died of pneumonia at Jewish Hospital in Louisville. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff

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