Not that I’m really doing any research, I was just surprised at there’s no info on his Wiki article. Not a household name, but in addition to his other inventions, he was apparently the founder of the Zesto Drive-in restaurants.
b. 1884, Missouri, married first to Rose, then to Harriet. Died Pompano Beach 1972.
Louis Austin Merritt Phelan.
Interesting bright guy.
1971, not 1972.:smack:
Someone should update Wikipedia.
what’s to update? he’s still dead.