Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Hills in:
 • Frederick Memorial Gardens
 • Gaffney
 • Cherokee County
 • South Carolina
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Napoleon Hill
Birth: Oct. 26, 1883
Pound
Wise County
Virginia, USA
Death: Nov. 8, 1970
South Carolina, USA

Author. Born in Pound, Virginia, his mother died when he was very small. His family was very poor so they required him to work to pay his way to attend college. As a young man he was known as the "Mountain Reporter" for rural newspapers. He dropped out of college for lack of funds. He determined to interview wealth men to determine how they had become successful. His first interview was with Andrew Carnegie. Carnegie was impressed by Hill and helped him arrange interviews with most of the barons of the times. In 1937 he combined his own theories into the book, "Think and Grow Rich". This book quickly became a best seller, selling over 30 million copies. He died in South Carolina at the age of 87 while working on "You Can Work Your own Miracles" which was published after his death in 1971. (bio by: Richard Jordan) 
 
Burial:
Frederick Memorial Gardens
Gaffney
Cherokee County
South Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Richard Jordan
Record added: Nov 06, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16488727
Napoleon Hill
Added by: Anonymous
 
Napoleon Hill
Added by: Richard Jordan
 
Napoleon Hill
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Erlene Sparks Gore
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Bernard Johnson
 Added: Dec. 2, 2013

- 2kjmom
 Added: Nov. 8, 2013
Happy Birthday, beloved mentor, Dr. Oliver Napoleon Hill! Dr. Hill, I read and recite your writings every day of my life. God has spoken to me through your voluminous and incomparable writings on His will for His children to prosper in all areas of life. ...(Read more)
- Mack Ethridge
 Added: Oct. 26, 2013
There are 72 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (4.2 after 48 votes)
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service