Notable for co-founding the internationally-famous Burger King fast food chain, McLamore and his business partner, David Edgerton, sold their first Whopper in the mid-1950s.
After studying at Cornell University, he pursued a business career and jumped at the opportunity to open the Burger King Corporation, which was originally named Insta Burger King.
In the late 1960s, McLamore and Edgerton sold Burger King to the Pillsbury Company.
He was born in New York City, and he attended high school in Massachusetts. He later settled in Coral Gables, Florida, where he succumbed to cancer at the age of seventy.
He and Wilbur Hardee both founded successful American fast food chains.