Dave Thomas

Businessperson, Organization founder

1932 – 2002

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Who was Dave Thomas?

Rex David "Dave" Thomas was an American businessman and philanthropist. Thomas was the founder and chief executive officer of Wendy's, a fast-food restaurant chain specializing in hamburgers. He is also known for appearing in more than 800 commercial advertisements for the chain from 1989 to 2002, more than any other company founder in television history.

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Born
Jul 2, 1932
Atlantic City
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Coconut Creek High School
    ( - 1993)
Employment
  • Founder, Wendy's
    ( - 2002)
  • KFC
Lived in
  • Fort Wayne
  • Kalamazoo
  • Atlantic City
  • Fort Lauderdale
Died
Jan 8, 2002
Fort Lauderdale

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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