Individual Author Record
Name: Ray KrocPen Name: None Genre: Non-Fiction Born: 1902 in Oak Park, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionRay Kroc grew up and spent most of his life in Oak Park, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional InformationDuring the First World War Ray lied about his age and became a Red Cross ambulance driver at 15. During the war, Kroc served in the same regiment as Walt Disney. Between the end of the war and the early 1950s he tried his hand at a number of trades including paper cup salesman, pianist, jazz musician, band member and radio DJ at Oak Park radio station WGES. He eventually became a multi-mixer milkshake machine salesman, traveling across the country, where he met up with the McDonalds brothers, and the rest as they say is history!
- Grinding It Out (With R. Anderson), Berkley, 1978
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Grinding It Out
ISBN: 0425038424 Berkley. 1978
"He either enchants or antagonizes everyone he meets. But even his enemies agree there are three things Ray Kroc does damned well: sell hamburgers, make money, and tell stories." --from Grinding It Out
Irrepressible enthusiast, intuitive people person, and born storyteller, Kroc will fascinate and inspire you on every page.