Joan Kroc

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Birthday
27, 1928
Birthplace
Minnesota
Death Date
Oct 12, 2003 (75)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
27, 1928
Birthplace
Minnesota
Death Date
Oct 12, 2003 (75)

About

Businesswoman and philanthropist who inherited the fortune of her husband, McDonald's CEO Ray Kroc, following his death in 1984. She is also known for being the former owner of Major League Baseball's San Diego Padres.

Before Fame

She was a music student at the MacPhail School of Music.

Trivia

Her will included many generous donations to charitable causes, including $1.6 billion to the Salvation Army.

Family Life

Her only child, Linda, was born in 1946.

Associated With

She was the widow of Ray Kroc, who bought McDonald's for $2.7 million in 1961.