Obituary of Colonel Sanders

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Colonel Sanders

Harland David Sanders a.k.a Colonel Sanders (born September 9, 1890 in Henryville, Indiana) was a businessperson who was best known for being the founder of the American based fast food chicken restaurant chain, “Kentucky Fried Chicken.” Colonel Sanders died on December 16, 1980 and his death was because of pneumonia. He died at the old age of 90.

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Colonel Sanders Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Sanders, Colonel
    • Common Name: Colonel Sanders
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Henryville, Indiana, United States
    • Birth Date: September 09, 1890
    • Age: 90 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Harland Sanders, Colonel,
    • Occupation: Businessperson
    • Religion: Christian
    • Net Worth: $2 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Kraft Mac & Cheese
    • Favorite Color: Turquoise (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Colonel's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Harland David Sanders
    • Father: Wilbur David Sanders
    • Mother: Margaret Ann Sanders (née Dunlevy)
    • Brother(s):
      • Clarence Sanders
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Josephine King (married 1909-divorced 1947)
      • Claudia Price (married 1948-1980, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Harland Sanders Jr.
    • Daughter(s):
      • Mildred Sanders Ruggles
      • Margaret Sanders

Death Notice:

  • Date: December 16 1980 at age 90
  • Place: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
  • Cause of Death: Pneumonia
  • Funeral Arrangements: Held at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Chapel in Louisville, Kentucky, United States
  • Interment: Buried in Cave Hill Cemetery in Louisville, Kentucky, United States

Category Tags:

BusinesspersonAmerican Born on September 9th Born in 1890 Born in Indiana Died in 1980 Died at age 90 Died from Pneumonia

Colonel's Notable Roles:

  • Kentucky Fried Chicken

Quotable Quotes:

"There's no reason to be the richest man in the cemetery. You can't do any business from there." (IMDB)

"He was one of the most popular and well-known fast food restaurants in the United States. His death in 1998 was announced by the restaurant chain as a cause of natural causes. (V)"

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Wiki Page Updated: 2023-03-26 06:43:04
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