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Margaret Josephine Sanders
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Birth: Mar. 29, 1910, USA
Death: Oct. 12, 2001
West Palm Beach
Palm Beach County
Florida, USA

The eldest daughter of Kentucky Fried Chicken founder Colonel Harland Sanders.She referred to herself "spicy daughter" in a book she wrote. She sold cars in Florida.She worked as a Kentucky Fried Chicken waitress in Salt Lake City.She ran a body relaxation treatment business in Lexington,She worked in a gun plant and acted in Louisville.She also helped start an eye bank in New York City.She sulpted many famous people.Her sculpture of her father overlooks his grave in Louisville's Cave Hill Cemetery.But it was her book that drew international attention.In book,"The Colonel's Secret,"published in 1996,Ms.Sanders brought out family skeletons.It included some disclosure of the colonel's sex life and the fact that he had had"a mistress."Ms.Sanders,who later was the Kentucky Fried Chicken franchiser for Florida,took credit for the concept of takeout fried chicken."Mom hated to cook.That's why she started the takeout concept,"said her daughter,Josephine Wurster of Ocean Ridge,Fla. The Boston Globe,10/14/2001.By Associated Press.,10/14/2001. 
 
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 Parents:
  Harland Sanders (1890 - 1980)
  Josephine King Sanders (1888 - 1975)
 
 Children:
  Harland Morrison Adams (1932 - 2005)*
 
 Siblings:
  Margaret Josephine Sanders (1910 - 2001)
  Harland David Sanders (1912 - 1932)*
  Mildred Sanders Ruggles (1919 - 2010)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cave Hill Cemetery
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: William Barritt
Record added: Mar 10, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6247063
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