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Conrad N. Hilton

Hilton Hotels Corporation

1946 - 1966

Restaurants & Lodging

1940 b. 1887
male
EducationOneDegree
UndergraduateNew Mexico School of Mines
Personal
Born-Died1887 - 1979
BirthplaceNew Mexico (NM)
RaceWhite
FatherOwner, Small Business
Era - 1940

Starting with one 40-room hotel, Hilton created a massive hotel franchising chain through selective acquisitions including the Waldorf-Astoria. By the end of the 1970s, there were about 250 Hilton Hotels around the globe and 136 Hilton Inns in 124 cities in the United States.