Jack C. Taylor


Age: 94

billionaire businessman and founder of the Enterprise Rent-A-Car who started a leasing company with seven cars and built it into Enterprise after he founded Executive Leasing in 1957 at a Cadillac dealership in St. Louis, Missouri where he was a salesman renting cars to customers whose own vehicles were in the shop but the business eventually grew into Enterprise, which differed from competitors by allowing people to pick up and drop off cars away airports, who was a U.S. Navy pilot in World War II and twice received the Distinguished Flying Cross.

Cause of Death: Brief illness

Born: April 14, 1922

Died: July 2, 2016

St. Louis, Missouri