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Barron Hilton
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Barron Hilton in 2007
Born
William Barron Hilton

(1927-10-23)October 23, 1927
Died September 19, 2019(2019-09-19) (aged 91)
Alma mater University of Southern California
Occupation business magnate, investor, socialite, and hotel heir
Net worth IncreaseUS$2.5 billion (2010)
Spouse(s)
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)

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

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.

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