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Who Was Arthur Treacher And What Happened To His Fish & Chips Restaurants?

Exterior view of businesses on 63rd Drive (near Queens Boulevard) in the Rego Park neighborhood, Queens, New York, New York, March 14, 1976. (Walter Leporati/Getty Images) If you grew up in the '70s, you undoubtedly remember the Arthur Treacher's Fish & Chips restaurants, a fast food franchise that specialized in deep-fried cod and potatoes. But just who was Arthur Treacher, and what was the deal with his fish and chips?
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