S. Prestley Blake, a Founder of Friendly’s, Dies at 106 – The New York Times

S. Prestley Blake, a Founder of Friendly’s, Dies at 106 – The New York Times:

Mr. Blake and his younger brother, Curtis, who died in 2019 at 102, founded the first Friendly Ice Cream in the summer of 1935 in Springfield, Mass., with a $547 loan from their parents.

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