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Colonel Harland David Sanders was an American businessman, best known for founding fast food chicken restaurant chain Kentucky Fried Chicken and later acting as the company's brand ambassador and symbol. His name and image are still symbols of the company. The title "colonel" is an honorific title, the highest awarded by the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the Kentucky Colonel, and is not a military rank. The Governor of Kentucky bestows the honor of a colonel's commission, by issuance of letters patent.


Harland Sanders
Sanders in his iconic outfit, c. 1974
Born
Harland David Sanders

(1890-09-09)September 9, 1890
DiedDecember 16, 1980(1980-12-16) (aged 90)
Resting placeCave Hill Cemetery, Louisville
NationalityAmerican
EducationLa Salle Extension University
Occupation
  • Businessman
  • restaurateur
Years active1930–1980
Board member ofKentucky Fried Chicken (founder)
Spouse(s)
Josephine King
(m. 1909; div. 1947)

Claudia Price
(m. 1949)
Children3
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Colonel Sanders - Bio, Age, Wiki, Facts and Family

Colonel Sanders

Colonel Sanders's About

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Raised Harland David Sanders was an American businessman and entrepreneur most known for establishing the fast-food empire that his Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant became.

Colonel Sanders Family life

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He fathered four children with his first wife Josephine King.

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Colonel Sanders Before Fame

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He held jobs as a farmer, salesperson, riverboat captain, and firefighter on a railroad.

Colonel Sanders Trivia

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

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Associated with

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

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Facts About Colonel Sanders

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● Colonel Sanders was born on September 9, 1890 (age 89) in Henryville, Indiana, United States
● He is a celebrity entrepreneur
● His full name is Harland David Sanders
● He died on December 16, 1980, Louisville, KY
● He had 4 children Harland Sanders, Jr., Mildred Sanders Ruggles, Margaret Sanders
● His spouse is Claudia Price (m. 1948–1980), Josephine King (m. 1909–1947)



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