History of Burger King
Florida, USA is the birthplace of the global fast-food restaurant company Burger King. Keith Kramer
and Matthew Burns launched the brand as Insta-Burger King in Jacksonville in 1953. The original
McDonald brothers' business in San Bernardino, California, served as inspiration for them. The
chain was purchased by James W. McLamore and David Edgerton in 1954, and they gave it the
new moniker Burger King. After obtaining a franchise license, McLamore and Edgerton established
their first Insta-Burger King facility on December 4, 1954, at 3090 NW 36th Street in Miami.
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