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Barron Hilton

American hotelier

William Barron Hilton (October 23, 1927 – September 19, 2019) was an American business magnate, socialite, and hotel heir.

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Barron Hilton in 2007
Born
William Barron Hilton

(1927-10-23)October 23, 1927
DiedSeptember 19, 2019(2019-09-19) (aged 91)
Alma materUniversity of Southern California
Occupationbusiness magnate, investor, socialite, and hotel heir
Net worthIncreaseUS$2.5 billion (2010)[1]
Spouse(s)
Marilyn June Hawley (m. 1947–2004)
ChildrenWilliam 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)
RelativesEric 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.

Hilton died at his Bel-Air, Los Angeles home on September 19, 2019 of natural causes at the age of 91.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "#374 William Hilton – The World's Billionaires 2010". Forbes. October 3, 2010. Archived from the original on 19 April 2010. Retrieved March 18, 2010. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. "Barron Hilton, hotelier and founding owner of Chargers NFL team, dies at age 91". NBC News. September 20, 2019.