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S. Truett Cathy

S. Truett CathyAKA Samuel Truett Cathy

Born: 14-Mar-1921
Birthplace: Eatonton, GA
Died: 8-Sep-2014
Location of death: Clayton County, GA
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Founder and CEO of Chick-fil-A

Military service: US Army

Invented a process by which chicken fast food can be made on demand much like hamburgers. Founded the Chick-fil-A chain in 1967, which now has 40,000 employees.

Father: James B. Cathy (real estate agent)
Mother: Lilla Kimbell Cathy
Wife: Jeannette McNeil (m. 19-Sep-1948)
Son: Dan T. Cathy (President and COO of Chick-fil-A, b. 1-Mar-1953)
Son: Don (Senior VP, Chick-fil-A, Inc.)
Daughter: Trudy White (b. 1955)
Brother: Ben Cathy (d. Jul-1949, plane crash)

    University: Trustee, Clayton College and State University

    Chick-fil-A Founder and CEO
    The Atlanta Journal Paperboy
    Caring Institute Board of Trustees (Honorary)
    Elizabeth Dole Committee
    Elizabeth Dole for President
    John McCain 2008
    Man In The Mirror Chairman's Advisory Council
    McCain-Palin Victory 2008
    National Republican Senatorial Committee
    National Restaurant Association
    Rotary International
    Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity

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