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John A. Barnes

John A. Barnes, American fast food company executive. Served with United States Navy, 1944-1946; Fellow Institute Food Technologists.

Background

  • Barnes, John A. was born on April 7, 1926 in Racine, Wisconsin, United States. Son of George K. and Katherine (Richter) Barnes.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Wisconsin, Madison.

    Career

    • Food scientist Continental Can Company, Chicago, 1950-1952. From food scientist to manager Pillsbury Company, Minneapolis, 1952-1960, director food laboratory, 1960-1970, McDonald Corporation, Chicago, 1974-1977. Director research and development Burger King, Miami, Florida, 1970-1974, vice president to senior vice president, since 1977.

    Works

    • Patentee dehydrated potato flake process, 1964.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Served with United States Navy, 1944-1946. Fellow Institute Food Technologists.

    Connections

    • Married Ellen Rasmussen, September 17, 1948. Children– Allen, Susan, Janet.
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    • 1950 - 1952
      Food scientist, Continental Can Company
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1952 - 1960
      from food scientist, to manager Pillsbury Company
      Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
    • 1970 - 1974
      director, research and development Burger King
      Miami, Florida, United States
    • 1974 - 1977
      from food scientist, to manager Pillsbury Company
      Chicago, Illinois, United States