Ray Kroc's Impact On Society

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Ray Kroc’s impact on society Imagine yourself being a famous man or woman who greatly impacted society by founding a fast food restaurant that is visited everyday by many Americans and makes billions of dollars every year. "The definition of salesmanship is the gentle art of letting the customer have it your way” (Ray Kroc, Burger Baron). Ray Kroc’s dad took him to a phrenologist- a specialist that could predict someone’s future by looking at the bumps on their head. Once the specialist revealed Ray’s chart, it showed that he would have a future in the fast food industry. It was either luck or actual physic power; because the phrenologist was correct (Furlong Barry William). The fast food industry, such as McDonalds has had a huge impact on America, as well as the world, by opening a great quality restaurant, providing new advertising methods, and their strive to an eco-friendly workplace. Ray Kroc was known as one of the “American fast food businessman” who took over a small business (McDonalds) and made it into something huge that now has a big impact on the way we live today. Raymond Albert “Ray” Kroc was born on October 5, 1902 in Oak Park Illinois. He was the son of Louis and Rose Kroc. Ray Kroc had one brother and one sister. He and his family were Republicans. He was married three times once to each of these women: Ethel Fleming, Jane Dobbins, and Joan B. Kroc. At age fifteen, Ray lied about his age so he could join the Red Cross as an ambulance driver. His days as an ambulance driver came to an end with the conclusion of the First World War. Later in the early 1950s, he tried to become an entrepreneur, so he started a paper cup business and opened a lemonade stand in front his house in a Chicago suburb of Oak Park. He later went on to other things such as a pianist, jazz musician, a band member and radio DJ for Oak Park radio stations. By the time Ray

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