McDonald's "Hamburger University" founder dies at 80
Fred L. Turner, one of McDonald’s earliest employees and founder of its signature Hamburger University, who rose to chief executive officer, has died.
Fred L. Turner, one of McDonald’s earliest employees and founder of its signature Hamburger University, who rose to chief executive officer, has died. He was 80.
He died yesterday after entering hospice care in Deerfield, Illinois, his longtime hometown, according to his daughter, Paula. The cause was complications from pneumonia. He was honorary chairman of the board of directors of what is today the world’s largest restaurant company.
Turner founded Hamburger University...
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