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Charles Walgreen Sr.

Chain drug legend Cork Walgreen dies

Chain drug legend Cork Walgreen dies

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Charles (Cork) Walgreen III, who led Walgreen Co. for nearly three decades, died last month at age 80. Walgreen, whose grandfather, Charles Walgreen Sr., opened the first Walgreens drug store in Chicago in 1901, was born in 1935 to Mary Ann Leslie and Charles Walgreen Jr. He would go on to become