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Ivan Patrick Perkins

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Ivan Patrick Perkins

Birth
Death
11 Feb 1998 (aged 81)
Burial
Montgomery, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA GPS-Latitude: 39.2600553, Longitude: -84.331498
Plot
SEC 28, LOT 243, GRAVE 1,
Memorial ID
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Ivan Perkins, along with his brother Matt, founded Perkins Pancake House.

The following is from wikipedia's entry for Perkins Restaurant and Bakery.

1958: Matt and Ivan Perkins open Perkins Pancake House in Cincinnati, Ohio.

1958-1969: Matt and Ivan oversee the franchising of their restaurants.

1967: Perkins Minnesota Franchisee, Wyman Nelson, introduces an expanded menu and an aggressive advertising campaign. He develops a growing interest in expanding the Perkins brand beyond his initial territory.

1969-1978: Nelson consolidates Smitty's and Perkins into Perkins 'Cake & Steak' to gain national brand awareness for the chain and assumes nationwide development control of Perkins 'Cake & Steak,' Inc. In a quest to grow quickly and steadily, Nelson focuses on opening over 220 Perkins Cake & Steak House restaurants.

1978-1979: Matt & Ivan Perkins decide to retire and sell their final interest in the Company including all trademark and distribution rights. In August 1979, Perkins becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of Memphis-based Holiday Inns, Inc. Corporate headquarters are established in Memphis, Tennessee.
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Ivan Perkins, along with his brother Matt, founded Perkins Pancake House.

The following is from wikipedia's entry for Perkins Restaurant and Bakery.

1958: Matt and Ivan Perkins open Perkins Pancake House in Cincinnati, Ohio.

1958-1969: Matt and Ivan oversee the franchising of their restaurants.

1967: Perkins Minnesota Franchisee, Wyman Nelson, introduces an expanded menu and an aggressive advertising campaign. He develops a growing interest in expanding the Perkins brand beyond his initial territory.

1969-1978: Nelson consolidates Smitty's and Perkins into Perkins 'Cake & Steak' to gain national brand awareness for the chain and assumes nationwide development control of Perkins 'Cake & Steak,' Inc. In a quest to grow quickly and steadily, Nelson focuses on opening over 220 Perkins Cake & Steak House restaurants.

1978-1979: Matt & Ivan Perkins decide to retire and sell their final interest in the Company including all trademark and distribution rights. In August 1979, Perkins becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of Memphis-based Holiday Inns, Inc. Corporate headquarters are established in Memphis, Tennessee.
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