John Y. Brown Jr.
|55th Governor of Kentucky|
December 11, 1979 – December 13, 1983
|Preceded by||Julian Carroll|
|Succeeded by||Martha Collins|
John Young Brown Jr.
December 28, 1933
Lexington, Kentucky, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Eleanor Durall (1960–1977)|
Phyllis George (1979–1998)
Jill Roach (1998–2003)
|Relations||John Y. Brown Sr. (Father)|
|Children||4 (including John and Pamela)|
|Education||University of Kentucky (BA, LLB)|
|Branch/service||United States Army|
|Years of service||1959–1965|
|Unit||U.S. Army Reserve|
John Young Brown Jr. (born December 28, 1933) is an American politician, entrepreneur, and businessman from the U.S. state of Kentucky. He served as the 55th governor of Kentucky from 1979 to 1983, although he may be best known for building Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) into a multimillion-dollar restaurant chain.
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