William Barron Hilton
October 23, 1927
Dallas, Texas, U.S.
|Died||September 19, 2019 (aged 91)|
|Alma mater||University of Southern California|
|Occupation||business magnate, investor, socialite, and hotel heir|
|Net worth||US$2.5 billion (2010)|
Marilyn June Hawley (m. 1947–2004)
|Children||William Barron Hilton, Jr. (born 1948)|
Hawley Anne Hilton (born 1949)
Steve Hilton (born 1950)
David Alan Hilton (born 1952)
Sharon Constance Hilton (born 1953)
Richard Howard Hilton (born 1955)
Daniel Kevin Hilton (born 1962)
Ronald Jeffrey Hilton (born 1963)
|Parent(s)||Conrad Hilton (1887–1979) |
Mary Adelaide Barron (1906–1966)
|Relatives||Eric Hilton (1933-2016)|
Conrad Nicholson Hilton, Jr. (1926–1969)
Francesca Hilton (half-sister)
He was the son and successor of hotel pioneer Conrad Hilton. He created a record in business and philanthropy that mirrored the success of his famous father.
He was the retired chairman, president and chief executive officer of Hilton Hotels Corporation, and chairman emeritus of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation. Hilton was also a founding partner of the American Football League and the original owner of the San Diego Chargers.
- "#374 William Hilton – The World's Billionaires 2010". Forbes. October 3, 2010. Archived from the original on 19 April 2010. Retrieved March 18, 2010.
- "Barron Hilton, hotelier and founding owner of Chargers NFL team, dies at age 91". NBC News. September 20, 2019.