Jack Taylor, Rent-a-car’s founder, dies aged 94

Last Updated: July 4, 2016
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The company Rent-a-Car’s founder dies, Jack Taylor was 94. Forbes magazine’s list of the richest person in the world gave to Taylor 248th place, and his enterprise is more powerful than Hertz and Avis, its main competitors in the USA.

The World War II hero Jack Taylor dies aged 94, his life was long, healthy and very successful. Being founded Rent-a-Car enterprise, Taylor started the business of his life. Jack Taylor was not only a businessman but patriot. He served in the Navy during World War II and named his company for the U.S.S. Enterprise.

Jack TaylorIn 2016, the Forbes magazine noted that Enterprise’s wealth was of $5.3 billion; and the privately held Jack Taylor’s company reported revenue of $19.4 billion and more than 1.7 million vehicles in last year.

W. Danforth said in the official company’s statement:

“He served his country with distinction in World War II, came back home, raised a talented family and built a world-class organization that has remained family-operated, providing jobs for St. Louis and the nation.”

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