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Jack Z. Fulk
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Birth: Nov. 30, 1932
Davidson County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Mar. 30, 2011
Charlotte
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA

Jack Z. Fulk (November 30, 1932 March 30, 2011) was an American businessman who co-founded the Bojangles' Famous Chicken 'n Biscuits fast food restaurant chain in 1977 in Charlotte, North Carolina.[1][2]
Fulk was born to Charles and Lucille Hunter Fulk in Davidson County, North Carolina, on November 30, 1932.
Fulk initially operated a Hardee's franchise in Wilkesboro, North Carolina.[1] While still working with Hardee's, Fulk began experimenting with recipes for biscuits during the mid-1970s.[1][3] In 1977, Fulk and his business partner, Richard Thomas, opened a chicken restaurant that became the first Bojangles' Famous Chicken 'n Biscuits on West Boulevard in Charlotte, North Carolina.[1][3] The first restaurant was a walk-in with no seating,[2] but it specialized in chicken that was spicier than its competitors.[3] Fulk also added his biscuits to the restaurant's menu, which increased increased sales approximately 60%.[3] Fulk and Thomas opended a second Bojangles' Famous Chicken 'n Biscuits in 1978.[3]
Fulk retired from Bojangles in 1985, when the chain had reached 350 locations (there are now more than 500 locations in eleven states, as of 2011).[3] He eventually sold his stake in Bojangles, but continued to operate a franchise in Jonesville, North Carolina.[1]
Jack Fulk, a resident of Charlotte, died on March 30, 2011, at the age of 78.[1] 
 
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Created by: Diggin' Up Bonz
Record added: Apr 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67829407
Jack Z. Fulk
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
Jack Z. Fulk
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Thank You For Your Great Treats!Finger Lick'n!
- R.C.
 Added: Feb. 8, 2013
May you rest in eternal Heavenly peace, Mr. Fulk!
- KATHY
 Added: Apr. 13, 2011
 
 
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