Salina, KS

Now: 70 °

Currently: Clear

Hi: 70 ° | Lo: 43 °

Pizza Hut Co-Founder and Kansas Icon Dies

Metro NewsDecember 3, 2020

A Kansas businessman and icon has passed away.

The man who co-founded Pizza Hut in Wichita, Frank Carney, has passed away at the age of 82.

Carney and his older brother borrowed $600 from their mother to open a beer and pizza restaurant in 1958, and they later franchised the first Pizza Hut in Topeka. The Carney brothers then sold Pizza Hut in 1977 for $310 million.

Copyright © Meridian Media, 2021. All Rights Reserved. No part of this story may be reproduced without Meridian Media’s express consent.

CATEGORIES :



STAY IN TOUCH!

GET OUR APP!

LATEST POSTS

Upland Bird Season Foreca...
October 16, 2021Comments
School Masking Decreasing...
October 16, 2021Comments
Higher Gas Rates Expected...
October 16, 2021Comments
1 New COVID Death, 40 New...
October 15, 2021Comments

LATEST TWEETS

Read all tweets