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(5) Colonel Sanders

Colonel Sanders is widely known for his franchise Kentucky Fried Chicken. However, he had several jobs throughout his life. For a while, he was a fireman. He also sold insurance and worked at filling stations. Later, he studied law through correspondence through LaSalle Extension University. He was 62 when he franchised KFC and sold it a little more than a decade later for $2 million. Sanders dream emerged from his career of running filling stations and offering common people with tasty eating options. Sanders’s early version of KFC came from serving customers in the living quarters that were attached to a filling station that he rented.

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