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Julie McLawsJanuary 18, 2017

My name is Julie Kelly Mclaws, Kent was a dear friend and business partner with my father Joseph Kelly in the early 70's. They met in Las Vegas and opened KFC franchises in Bakersfield together. I remember Kent coming to our home on several occasions. My father died in 1981 at age 52 and Kent was very supportive of our family. My father sure admired Kent

ROBERT DELLFebruary 14, 2016

Knew Kent Prestwich when we worked for a small group of UC Radiation Lab Employee's at Mercury NV in 1960. He later opened up the First KFC Franchise in Las Vegas. Would like to hear from Kurt more about his later life. I had heard that he became a VP at KFC & that after leaving them opened up his own Chicken Franchises.

Robert DellFebruary 14, 2016

Kent Prestwich handled the travel group for a small detachment of enployee's from the UC Radiation Lab at the Nevada Test Site in Mercury, Nv where I was employed around 1960. He he left the position and opened up the first KFC in Las Vegas. Talking to him in the store he related that he had been down to the bit of his resources before the business took off. A couple of other UCRL employee's left work and joined him with franchises in the San Diego area & Tucson. A couple of them were Gail Reese and Bill Richardson. I had heard that he became a VP with KFC & that after leaving that position opened a competing chicken franchise. Wondered if this was true & what the business was. Would like to hear some comment from Kurt regarding this.

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