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James ‘Buster’ Corley, Co-Founder of Dave & Buster’s, Dies at 72

James “Buster” Corley, one of the founders of the Dave & Buster’s entertainment chain,...

Barbara Walters, a First Among TV Newswomen, Is Dead at 93

The writers of “S.N.L.” were far from her only critics. Many objected to Ms....

Don Christopher, Who Turned Lowly Garlic Into a Staple, Dies at 88

Mr. Christopher and his friends thought they would draw a few thousand people to...

Alberto Zamperla, Amusement Park Impresario, Is Dead at 71

In 2019, Mr. Zamperla was inducted into the International Association of Amusement Parks and...

John Y. Brown Jr., KFC Mogul and Kentucky Governor, Dies at 88

John Y. Brown Jr., a born salesman who became a multimillionaire by transforming Kentucky...

Frederick P. Brooks Jr., Computer Design Innovator, Dies at 91

Frederick P. Brooks Jr., whose innovative work in computer design and software engineering helped...

Ralph DeNunzio, Wall Street Chieftain, Is Dead at 90

After graduating and promptly joining Kidder, whose Wall Street roots went back to the...

Herbert Kohler, Plumbing Mogul Who Created a Golf Mecca, Dies at 83

Herbert V. Kohler Jr., who built a century-old family business known for bathtubs, toilets...

Sterling Lord, Premier Literary Agent, Is Dead at 102

Mr. Lord’s partner at the time, Stanley L. Colbert, later claimed that things went...

Stanley Turkel, Manager and Avid Historian of Hotels, Dies at 96

Stanley Turkel, whose career as a hotelier, hospitality consultant and historian required him to...
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