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Conrad Nicholson Hilton, Sr
Birth: Dec. 25, 1887
San Antonio
Socorro County
New Mexico, USA
Death: Jan. 3, 1979
Santa Monica
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Businessman. He was born in New Mexico Territory to Augustus and Mary Hilton, who ran a small family inn. He purchased his first hotel in Cisco, Texas in 1919 after returning from service in World War I. He quickly acquired other hotels, and formed Hilton Corporation in 1946. His first luxury Hilton Hotel was built in 1925 in Dallas Texas, and his empire has expanded to include over 2000 hotels and properties around the world. His autobiography "Be My Guest" is considered to be required reading for anyone in the hotel management field. (bio by: MichelleW) 
Family links: 
  August Halvorsen Hilton (1855 - 1919)
  Mary Genevive Laufersweiler Hilton (1861 - 1947)
  Mary Barron Saxon (1906 - 1966)*
  Mary Frances Kelly Hilton (1915 - 2006)*
  Conrad Nicholson Hilton (1926 - 1969)*
  Francesca Hilton (1947 - 2015)*
  Felice A. Hilton Brown (1885 - 1968)*
  Conrad Nicholson Hilton (1887 - 1979)
  Carl H Hilton (1891 - 1973)*
  August Harold Hilton (1901 - 1929)*
*Calculated relationship
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Calvary Hill Cemetery and Mausoleum
Dallas County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section D
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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Conrad Nicholson Hilton, Sr
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- Vonna
 Added: Nov. 11, 2015

- Angel46
 Added: Oct. 19, 2015
I'm happy because of the beautiful hotels you established in the USA. It makes me very sadddddd though the way your daughter Francesca was left without any of your great wealth to sustain herself. I know your son Nicky was never wanting for anything. It ...(Read more)
 Added: Sep. 15, 2015
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