Colonel Sanders

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Birthday
9, 1890
Birthplace
Henryville, IN
Death Date
Dec 16, 1980 (90)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
9, 1890
Birthplace
Henryville, IN
Death Date
Dec 16, 1980 (90)

About

Born Harland David Sanders, he was an American businessman and entrepreneur, best known for building his Kentucky Fried Chicken cafe into a fast-food empire.

Before Fame

He worked as a farmer, salesman, steamboat pilot, and railroad fireman.

Trivia

He sold KFC to John Y. Brown Jr., Jack Massey, and a group of investors for $2 million in 1964.

Family Life

He fathered four children with his first wife Josephine King.

Associated With

His Colonel Sanders persona has been portrayed in TV ads by comedians Darrell Hammond and Norm MacDonald.