Photo of Larry C.

Larry C. Price*

NARRATIVE:
Larry constructed three retirement facilities and one condo facility in Lincoln. He started the first King's restaurant in 1955 and expanded the business into a chain of King's Food Host restaurants. Larry also developed several land projects, including the Harvester Motel and Restaurant, the Van Dorn Plaza Shopping Center and The Pantry Restaurant. Larry's paternal grandmother, originally from Italy, came west on the Orphan Train.

"The community was always very accepting and encouraging in all of Larry's endeavors."  Esther Price

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
Consultant, various food operators
Real estate developer, 1972-1999
Restauranteur, 1955-1972
Owner, hamburger, hot dog & soft ice cream stand, 1949
Grocer, 1943-1948
Mail carrier, 1942-1943
Nebraska Wesleyan University, football and basketball coach, 1940-1950
Lincoln Police Department, policeman, 1938-1941
Nebraska State Fair, self-employed hamburger stand operator, 1934-1999

EDUCATION:
Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE, B.S., 1939
Kearney State College, 1933-1934
Bethany High School, Lincoln, NE, 1933

PERSONAL:
Year of Birth: 1916
Year of Death: 1999
Wife: Esther (Perkins)
Children: Pamela, Deborah, Lorri

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