LOUIS FOX, 'FATHER OF BACKHAUL,' DEAD AT 79

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Funeral services were held here for Louis Fox, former president of Associated Wholesale Grocers here, who was known in the industry as "the father of backhaul."

Fox, 79, died Jan. 23 at his winter home in Singer Island, Fla., the day after returning from the Food Marketing Institute Midwinter Executive Conference in Scottsdale, Ariz. According to his daughter, he succumbed to an aneurysm.

He was AWG president from 1968 until his retireme

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