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Estel Wood "Ed" Kelley
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Birth: Mar. 24, 1917
Death: Jul. 4, 2003

Food magnate and philanthropist. He revitalized and expanded the Steak n Shake restaurant chain when he became co-chairman in 1981 to the present 412 eateries in 19 states. Prior to his success with Steak n Shake he held major positions with numerous companies before serving as CEO of Fairmont Foods. He introduced such now-familiar products as Tang, Grey Poupon mustard, Cool Whip, Smirnoff vodka, Klondike bars and A1 Steak Sauce. When he turned 80 in 1997 he gave his alma mater, Indiana University, $23 million. This prompted the school to rename the business school to the Kelley School of Business. (bio by: Ron Moody) 
 
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Created by: Ron Moody
Record added: Jul 08, 2003
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Estel Wood Ed Kelley
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