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Herman Cain, former Kansas City Fed chair and CEO of Godfather's Pizza, dead at 74
Herman Cain dead following COVID-19 battle
74-year-old Herman Cain, former businessman and Republican presidential candidate, has passed away after being hospitalized with COVID-19.
The late businessman Herman Cain may have made a splash most recently as a Republican presidential candidate, but he also boasted a decades-long business career with the Pillsbury Company and the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.
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News of Cain's death after contracting coronavirus came Thursday. He was 74.
HERMAN CAIN DEAD AFTER BATTLE WITH CORONAVIRUS
Cain had been hospitalized after seeking treatment in Atlanta on July 1. He had attended President Trump's rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on June 20.
Cain was a staunch defender of capitalism and the entrepreneurial spirit who got his start at the historically Black, all-male Morehouse College. He graduated with a mathematics degree in 1967.