Verne Winchell



Age: 87


Summary: founder of Winchell's Donuts and nicknamed "The Donut King" who opened the first donut shop in 1948 in Arcadia, California and sold his interest in the business in 1984 for $600 million, who was chairman of Denny's Restaurants for several years and a very successful horse owner and breeder.



Cause of Death: Heart attack


Born: October 15, 1915


Died: November 26, 2002


Location: Las Vegas, Nevada