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Glen Bell

Glen Bell

(1923 – 2010)

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Glen Bell

Glen Bell
(1923 – 2010)

In memory of

Glen Bell

(1923 – 2010)
About Glen
This is a memorial dedicated to the business man Glen Bell. Glen William Bell was the founder of Taco Bell.
He served in the US Marine Corps during World War II. Glen left military life in 1946, and started his first hot dog stand in San Bernardino. In 1952, he sold his first hot dog stand for more money and built his second. Shortly thereafter, he started selling 19 cent tacos out of a side window. He opened three Taco Tias in the San Bernardino area, later selling those restaurants and opening four El Tacos with a new partner. In 1962, he decided to go solo and sold the El Tacos to his partner and opened his first Taco Bell. Glen franchised his restaurant in 1964. His company grew very well, and was later
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About Glen
sold to PepsiCo in 1978. He later married and had five children. He passed away on January 17th, 2010 aged 86.
This is a tribute to Glen Bell, his achievements and his life. May he rest in peace.
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On 18th Jan 2010
Steve Pontin
wrote:
You were an amazing entrepreneur and a big inspiration to a lot of people with your success and business ideas. Rest in peace.
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Glen Bell

This is a memorial dedicated to the business man Glen Bell. Glen William Bell was the founder of Taco Bell.
He served in the US Marine Corps during World War II. Glen left military life in 1946, and started his first hot dog stand in San Bernardino. In 1952, he sold his first hot dog stand for more money and built his second. Shortly thereafter, he started selling 19 cent tacos out of a side window. He opened three Taco Tias in the San Bernardino area, later selling those restaurants and opening four El Tacos with a new partner. In 1962, he decided to go solo and sold the El Tacos to his partner and opened his first Taco Bell. Glen franchised his restaurant in 1964. His company grew very well, and was later...

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Rest in peace Glen
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