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Fast food company executive

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

  • Other Work

    • Patentee dehydrated potato flake process, 1964.

Membership

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

Connections

Married Ellen Rasmussen, September 17, 1948. Children– Allen, Susan, Janet.

father:
George K. Barnes

mother:
Katherine (Richter) Barnes

spouse:
Ellen Rasmussen

child:
Allen Barnes

child:
Susan Barnes

child:
Janet Barnes