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Joan Kroc, who was the third wife of McDonald’s Corporation founder Ray Kroc, was a peace advocate and philanthropist.


This is the original submitted version of an encyclopedia article that was later published as: Drobnicki, John A. 2007. Kroc, Joan Beverly. In The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives, edited by Arnold Markoe. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, Vol. 7, 316-318.



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