|Birth Day||August 15, 1918|
|Birth Place||North Carolina|
|Age||102 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Jun 20, 2008 (age 89)|
American Entrepreneur who founded the Hardee's fast-food chain in 1960.
He worked as a cook and a musician before briefly serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
He opened the first Hardee's restaurant in Greenville, North Carolina, on September 3, 1960.
He was raised on a farm in Martin County, North Carolina.