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Las Vegas Was The First Location of IN-N-OUT Burgers Outside of California

S. F. Mori

The company has grown and expanded throughout the United States

IN-N-OUT Burger restaurants have become popular places to get hamburgers and fries in various locations of the United States. They started in California and opened their first restaurant outside of California in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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IN-N-OUT Burgers started as a drive-thru hamburger stand in California, in 1948. Drive thru is still an important feature of IN-N-OUT.

Harry Snyder was from Baldwin Park, California, and served in World War II. He later worked with a catering company and was interested in having a business. He met and married a woman named Esther. They moved back to Baldwin Park and opened their first restaurant across the street from the home where Harry grew up. Esther did the accounting for the business.

Three years later they opened a second restaurant in Covina, California. They had a small Southern California chain until the 1970s. The family managed the first restaurants to ensure good quality. The chain had 18 restaurants when Harry Snyder died in 1976. His son Rich Snyder became the company president in 1976 at the age of 24 with his brother Guy becoming vice president. They had both worked in the business from a young age.
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Their first restaurant outside of Southern California was opened in 1992 in Las Vegas. The chain had grown to 93 restaurants under the 20 years of leadership of Rich Snyder, the chain had grown to 93 restaurants.

Rich Snyder and four other passengers died in the crash of a charter airplane. Guy Snyder became president of the company for six years until he died in 1999.Then Esther took over as president. After she died in 2006 at the age of 86, Mark Taylor because president. He was their former vice president of operations and the first non-family member to be president.

The family took back leadership of IN-N-OUT when Lynsi Snyder became president in 2010. She is the daughter of Guy Snyder and is the only grandchild of the original owners, Harry and Esther Snyder.

IN-N-OUT has become a popular restaurant where they have good quality and good value.

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