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Joan B. Kroc

Joan B. KrocAKA Joan Beverly Mansfield

Born: 27-Aug-1928
Birthplace: St. Paul, MN
Died: 12-Oct-2003
Location of death: Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Cause of death: Cancer - Brain
Remains: Buried, El Camino Memorial Park, San Diego, CA

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Philanthropist
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: McDonald's widow

Sister: (1 sister)
Husband: Roland Smith (m. 1945, div. 1969)
Daughter: Linda Smith (b. 1946)
Husband: Ray Kroc (m. 8-Mar-1969, d. 14-Jan-1984)

    High School: Humboldt High School, St. Paul, MN

    McDonald's franchisee, Winnipeg (1960s)
    McDonald's franchisee, Rapid City, SD (1959)
    Hazelden Center City, MN, $6.9 million donation (1984)
    Betty Ford Center $1 million donation
    National Public Radio $200 million bequest (2003)
    Ronald McDonald House Charities
    Salvation Army $87 million donation (1998)
    Salvation Army $1.5 billion bequest (2004)
    Special Olympics $1 million donation

    San Diego Padres Owner (1984-90)

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