John Thomas Walton

John Thomas Walton

Birth
Newport, Jackson County, Arkansas, USA
Death 27 Jun 2005 (aged 58)
Jackson, Teton County, Wyoming, USA
Burial Bentonville, Benton County, Arkansas, USA
Memorial ID 44974081 · View Source
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Businessman. Heir to the Wal-Mart fortune. He was the son of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton and was on the company's board of directors. He was named by Fortune magazine as the 11th richest person in the world with a net worth of $18 billion. An Army veteran during the Vietnam war, he was in the Green Berets and served as a Medic. He was awarded the Silver Star for saving the lives of several members of his unit when it was under heavy fire. He died when the ultra light aircraft that he was piloting crashed in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Tammi
  • Added: 30 Nov 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 44974081
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Thomas Walton (8 Oct 1946–27 Jun 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 44974081, citing Bentonville Cemetery, Bentonville, Benton County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Tammi (contributor 47197282) .