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Bell, Glen William Jr.

Born: 1923 AD
Currently alive, at 96 years of age.
2.6 (52.94%) 17 votes

1923 – Born in California.

1946 – He left military life, and started his first hot dog stand in San Bernardino.

1952 – He sold his first stand and built his second. Shortly thereafter, he switched to Mexican food, which eventually led to him becoming the founder of Taco Bell.

1954-1955 – After experimenting with alternative food items, he opened three Taco-Tia (named after his daughter) stands, which he later sold to his partners.

1962 – He then opened the first Taco Bell in Downey, California on March 21st.

1964 – The first Taco Bell franchise was sold.

1978 – His company grew very well and was later sold to PepsiCo.


2.6 (52.94%) 17 votes