Sonneborn also helped secure a .7 million loan that enabled Kroc to purchase the company outright from the Mc Donald brothers in 1961.
After discovering a popular California restaurant owned by Dick and Mac Mc Donald, he went into business with the brothers and launched the Mc Donald's franchise in 1955.
Kroc purchased the company outright in 1961, and his strict operational guidelines helped transform Mc Donald's into the world’s largest restaurant franchise before his death in 1984, at the age of 81.
Fellow Oak Park native Ernest Hemingway also spent his time in the war as an ambulance driver.
Following the armistice, Kroc explored a number of career options, working as a pianist, musical director and real estate salesman.
After making it official, Snoop Dogg gave Ray J and Love a shout-out on Instagram. 👏🏾👏🏾💕🌹🙏🏾🌺,’” the rapper captioned an old Instagram photo of the groom in a tux and Love in a white gown from a Love & Hip Hop episode.