Robert O. Peterson
Robert Oscar Peterson (1916–1994) was an American businessman and philanthropist. As the founder of the Jack in the Box restaurant chain, he popularized the drive-through fast food restaurant concept. He is credited with being the first to pair the drive-through window with an intercom system for greater efficiency. On April 18, 1994, Peterson died in San Diego, California of leukemia at age 78.
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- "Robert O. Peterson". NNDB. Soylent Communications. Retrieved 15 April 2015.
- Tony Perry (20 April 1994). "Robert O. Peterson, Founder of Jack in the Box Restaurants, Dies". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 15 April 2015.