Taco Bell founder Glen Bell, 86

Full story: TwinCities.com

Glen Bell Jr., the innovator and entrepreneur who tapped an unsated hunger for Mexican fare as Americans discovered fast food, creating Taco Tia, El Taco and in 1962 his signature Taco Bell, has died.
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1 - 9 of 9 Comments Last updated Jan 19, 2010
Philly Boy

Owatonna, MN

#1 Jan 19, 2010
They should wrap him up like a burrito when they bury him. Ole'
Carbon Bigfoot

Minneapolis, MN

#2 Jan 19, 2010
Glen Bell invented the pre-cooked, U-shaped taco shell.
Dicky

Saint Paul, MN

#3 Jan 19, 2010
Yo quiero Glen Bell!
Bob

Hastings, MN

#4 Jan 19, 2010
The perfect late at night after a few cocktails food.

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Whittier

#5 Jan 19, 2010
I guess it's time to join the taco bell drive thru diet.

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Whittier

#6 Jan 19, 2010
I never knew he opened the first Taco Bell in Downey, my hometown. Does anyone know the location of the first one and if it's still around?
eerrttyuu

Minneapolis, MN

#7 Jan 19, 2010
Odd Head line
Ann

Minneapolis, MN

#8 Jan 19, 2010
I love Taco Bell. I eat there about 20 times a month.
Washburn McCreery

Rosemount, MN

#9 Jan 19, 2010
He will be laid to rest wrapped in a soft-shell taco, covered with mild sauce.

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